Chairman of the Board
Sean has served as the Chairman of LegalSifter since its founding in 2013; he worked as the interim CEO of our company for nine months in 2015. He is currently a Partner at Birchmere Ventures in Pittsburgh, and he teaches as a Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. Sean was the co-founder and CEO of mSpoke, LinkedIn’s first acquisition. He also served as the COO of ReadWrite, one of the most influential sites about the future of technology and innovation. Sean is the author of The Science of Growth: How Facebook beat Friendster – and How Nine Other Startups Left the Rest in the Dust, published in 2016 by St. Martin’s Press. Sean was a research fellow at the Sloan Software Industry Center at Carnegie Mellon University, and he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business & Finance from Grove City College.