Sean Johnson is a partner and leads product development and growth at Digital Intent, a firm that conceives, builds and grows new digital startups. He has helped companies like Groupon, Follett, HarperCollins, Sittercity and more create innovative digital businesses and help them grow. Sean has experience in product development, user experience and user acquisition.
Sean previously was the VP Product Development at Brill Street, where he was tasked with building an "eHarmony for jobs" algorithm-based candidate matching system. Prior to that Sean worked in New York at GoalQuest, a higher ed marketing startup, where Sean led product development of UPeers, a white label university social network that was implemented on over 300 campuses around the country. GoalQuest was acquired in 2007 by EducationDynamics, where Sean served as the VP Creative Director.
Sean runs the Chicago Growth Hacking meetup, is a member of the Young Entrepreneurs Council, and writes about marketing and on Technori. He has spoken at universities around the country on career development and entrepreneurship. Sean has a degree in marketing from the University of Colorado.