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Sean Sheppard

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Serial Entrepreneur & Sales Leader | Founding Partner @GrowthX | Mentor @Galvanize | Lead Sales Instructor @GrowthX Academy

Serial Entrepreneur & Sales Leader | Founding Partner @GrowthX | Mentor @Galvanize | Lead Sales Instructor @GrowthX Academy

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Involved In

Founder

GrowthX
Alumwire Inc.
TalentCircles
The Professional Sales College
Venture Marketing, Inc.

Advisor

Levementum
CargoChief
Silicon Valley Growth Syndicate
Alchemist Accelerator
Zadspace
Galvanize Inc
Silicon Valley Growth Syndicate
Cargo Chief
ProcureNetworks
Zadspace, Inc.
Levementum

Positions

Co Founder GrowthX March 2015 - present
Advisor & Mentor Silicon Valley Growth Syndicate April 2014 - present
Mentor Alchemist Accelerator 2016 - present
Co-Founder, Head of Sales and Marketing Alumwire Inc. 2009 - 2011
President, Managing Partner Magique Golf 2004 - 2008
Director of Enterprise Sales Opnix 1998 - 2000
Founding Partner and Instructor for Sales & Business Development Track GrowthX Academy May 2016 - present
Founding Partner GrowthX March 2015 - present
Advisor Zadspace 2008 - December 2012
Founding Partner S3 Golf 2004 - 2009
Mentor Galvanize Inc March 2015 - present
Advisor Silicon Valley Growth Syndicate May 2014 - present
Advisor Cargo Chief March 2014 - present
Advisor ProcureNetworks January 2014 - present
Partner / Track Leader - Sales & Business Development Tradecraft 2013 - March 2015
Co-Founder / Head of Sales TalentCircles 2009 - 2013
Advisor Zadspace, Inc. 2008 - December 2012
Head of Sales and Marketing Alumwire Inc. 2009 - 2011
Advisor Levementum 2006 - 2010
Co-Founder The Professional Sales College 2007 - 2009
Partner, Non-Operating S3 Golf 2004 - 2009
Managing Partner Magique Golf 2004 - 2008
Co-Founder / CRO Venture Marketing, Inc. 2002 - 2004
Senior Enterprise Account Executive First Advantage 2000 - 2002
Senior Enterprise Account Executive Opnix 1998 - 2000
Enterprise Account Executive Insight 1997 - 1999
Director of Instruction John Jacobs Golf Schools 1993 - 1997

Education

University of San Diego

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Hardware
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Robotics
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Sales • Marketing • Lean startup • Leadership • Seed funding • Business Development • Entrepreneurship

Key Accomplishments

Serial entrepreneur and selling founder with multiple exits across a a vast array of products and markets.

How I like to work with people
As an Advisor

At GrowthX, help is our due diligence.

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Cree Crawford
* Founder / COO / Dir. - Green Ocean Sciences | Molecular Analytics Group * H. Wng. Commander - 149th Texas Air Guard

Peter Shanley
They're my friends  •  Director of Business Development, Neo Innovation, Inc.. Previously Product Manager, Hewlett-Packard. Yale grad. Yale grad.
He is a bonafied expert in lean methodologies and customer development.

Joseph Lee
They're my mentor  •  Growth Marketer, Tradecraft. Previously Head of Marketing and Communications (Manager), Accion San Diego.
He is smart, humble and hungry.

Gabriel Dillon
They're my advisor  •  Co-founder, Developer Evangelist, ReadMe.io and Sales and Business Development, Tradecraft. Georgetown grad.
He's a true hustler!

Rick Wehrle
They're my investor  •  Founder, Work Here LLC. 20 years of VP level experience at Monster Worldwide and DirectEmployers Association.
Rick is a proven winner. He's a brilliant developer and technical co founder with the professional will and personal humility required to b ... e successful.