About Me

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Sean just finished up a tour of 35 countries around the world, and is now consulting businesses on their technology and product development processes, as well as working as an advisor for early stage startups in San Francisco.

His first entrepreneurial project was Familyoven.com in 2007 which was the first social networking based website for recipes. FamilyOven grew to over a half million users before Sean sold it to GroupRecipes to pursue new projects.

He then transitioned into the mobile industry in 2008 when he co-founded PointAbout, Inc., a mobile consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. Specializing in iPhone and Android based development. PointAbout flourished as a major mobile brand on the east coast and cultivated relationships with industry leaders such as Disney, Newsweek and the United States Army. He sold PointAbout in early 2011.
Sean was also the visionary behind AppMakr in 2010, which disrupted the mobile app market with the first fully automated, no-code required, platform for creating fully native applications; AppMakr was responsible for creating over 1% of all apps in the AppStore between 2010 and 2012.

To improve the inherent engagement problems plaguing app publishers, Sean created Socialize, a social SDK for mobile apps in late 2011. At first Socialize was created as a feature within all AppMakr apps but later became its own product line. Socialize was acquired by ShareThis in March 2013 where Sean helped create new products and teams for its consumer and publisher division.

Sean often shares his expertise through interviews, as part of panels or by giving lectures on subjects such as the future of technology or advice to guide startups. He has appeared on Bloomberg TV as a guest expert and was also featured in The Washington Post, Wired, ABC News, Entrepreneur Magazine, FastCompany and TechCrunch.

In his spare time he loves to spread the entrepreneurial spirit to all ages, as well as develop ideas, projects, apps, art and music of his own.

He has also created a children’s book called Erec Makes a Fire to help teach the entrepreneurial spirit to children. You can purchase Erec Makes a Fire on Amazon, or like the book’s page on Facebook

You can also find Sean on StackOverflow, Medium, Twitter, AngelList, GithubFacebook and LinkedIn.

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