Meet Sean Ryan, a talented and experienced technology operator and partnerships executive, known for his work in online payments and blockchain, gaming and metaverses, e-commerce and marketplaces, ad networks, developer ecosystems, and SaaS platforms on a global scale. He earned his BA in Political Science from Columbia University and his MBA in New Media and Marketing from UCLA's Anderson School.
Sean's impressive career includes leadership positions at Facebook, where he served as VP of Business Platform Partnerships and Director of Games Partnerships, and News Corporation, where he was the EVP/GM of Games. He also founded and led several successful companies, such as LiveJournal, Twofish, SingShot Media, and Meez. Additionally, Sean held executive roles at RealNetworks, Sega of America, and Listen.com, where he served as CEO, President, and VP of Business Development.
Currently serving as CEO of AQUA, Sean has also served on the board of Tekkorp Capital and OpenWager, Inc. Moreover, he was the Chairman and Co-Founder of Twofish, a member of Live Gamer's board (now Emergent Payments), and the Head of Gaming and Social Media at TAG Strategic.
With his extensive knowledge and expertise in various industries, Sean's influence within the technology and business sectors has been profound. His background in online payments and blockchain, gaming and metaverses, e-commerce and marketplaces, ad networks, developer ecosystems, and SaaS platforms have made him a go-to person in the industry.