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Sean Power

Entrepreneur • Advisor Toronto, Canada Area, CA

Startup executive, founder advisor, internationally published author. SaaS, media, fashion, music, gaming. Current: @TheCoveteur.

Startup executive, founder advisor, internationally published author. SaaS, media, fashion, music, gaming. Current: @TheCoveteur.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Product
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
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Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Repable

Advisor

New Hive
NewHive.com
Pana
Google
Extreme Startups (now HIGHLINE.vc)
Kissmetrics
NewHive
Sampler

Positions

Advisor Pana August 2015 - present
Co-founder Repable August 2015 - present
Member of the Board of Directors Sampler April 2015 - present
Mentor Google March 2014 - present
Mentor Extreme Startups (now HIGHLINE.vc) August 2013 - present
Advisor Kissmetrics July 2011 - present
Advisor NewHive 2010 - present
Member, Board of Directors Dishcrawl 2009 - present
Executive The Coveteur July 2014 - July 2015
Advisor Sampler March 2014 - April 2015
Chief Marketing Officer Bitmaker Labs August 2013 - July 2014
Conference Co-Chair MUTEK 2013 - 2013
Data Scientist Cheezburger, Inc. 2011 - 2012
Conference Co-Chair & Director of Marketing Decibel Festival 2011 - 2012
Embedded Product Manager CoTweet, Inc 2010 - 2011
Embedded Executive PostRank (Google) 2009 - 2010
Marketing, Analytics, Community Akoha 2008 - 2009
Interoperability, Support & Product Management Coradiant 2005 - 2008
Director, Online Marketing MTV Spain 2000 - 2003

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Games
  • • Media
  • • Music
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Content
  • • News
  • • saas
  • • data
  • • analytics
  • • events

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Business intelligence • Analytics • Community Building • Community Management • Web Analytics

Key Accomplishments

Lots of analytics, product management, marketing and startup experience.

I'm currently an executive at The Coveteur, focusing on scaling the company.

I have advised many startups both formally and informally. Today, my portfolio includes Sampler, The New Hive, KISSmetrics, awe.sm and dishcrawl.

I've been involved at the executive level with others including PostRank (acquired by Google) CoTweet (acquired by ExactTarget), Akoha (sunset in 2010) and awe.sm (funded by Foundry, GRP and others for $4m, acquired in 2014).

I've run the Marketing team & Conference team for Decibel Festival in Seattle.

I've been involved in over 50 conferences in the last 5 years, including acting as co-chair for Ignite Montreal, Ignite Chirp, Bitnorth and YULtide. I was also involved in the creation and curation of Startup Festival in Montreal. This is topical since the ideas I'm noodling on surround the events management space.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Funding, quite a bit of startup experience (both business and technical), and lots of history in building products and marketing strategies with startups. I have experience in growing startups, and fewer delusions than first time entrepreneurs have in growing them.

As an Advisor

I advise early stage startups, with a particular focus on media and SaaS business models, and I'm passionate about businesses that revolve around data, analytics, music or gaming.

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Zachary Verdin
They're my advisor: New Hive  •  CEO, NewHive.com and Co-Founder, AReflectionOf.
Sean, is always there when he's needed, and eager to help. When I say help, I mean dive in and get his hands dirty with us. Sean, believed i ... n us very early and has been critical at different points along the way. You want Sean on your team.
Thomas Knoll
Personal Advisor. Previously Primeloop(exited), LaunchRock(exited), Community Architect @ Zappos, Uservoice, Seesmic & Mentor @ 500Startups.
A little too smart for his own good. But he's too humble to realize it.
Jamil Velji
Marketing Expert (SEM, SEO, SMO & More), Growth Hacker and Full Stack Developer (Ruby, RoR, JS, MySQL, PGSQL)

Ilya Grigorik
Developer Advocate, Make the Web Fast and Google Chrome, Google. Previously Software Engineering Manager, Google Analytics, Google. University o
In my entire career, Ilya is literally the greatest CTO I've come across. If you have the opportunity to get his time, I highly suggest you ... take it.

Jeff Malek
They're my friends  •  CEO, BigDoor Inc.. Previously Co-Founder, CTO, BigDoor Inc.. University of Colorado Boulder grad.
Jeff has tons of experience, and is super intelligent. Worth talking to.

Georges Duverger
We worked together  •  Founder at Fitmeal. Previously engineer at eBay/Hunch. Experiment with nutrition, quantified self, and natural language processing. French.
One of the best front end dev resources I know. He's not just skillful, but great to be around.