The common threads uniting the disciplines in which Sean has worked over the last 25 years are understanding the relationships between individuals and group dynamics and leveraging insights to drive innovation. Previously, he was Founder and Principal at Extending Minds, a consulting firm that specialized in design sessions and team cultures that spur breakthrough innovation. His clients included GE Healthcare, Target, Pfizer, Mayo Clinic, and the University of Cincinnati Office of the President. In addition to his current position teaching in the Design Thinking Program at The New School of Architecture and Design, he has taught in the Department of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Schools of Business and Design at the University of Cincinnati. Earlier in his career, Sean was a founding member of the Clay Street project at P&G—which AG Lafley described in The Game-Changer as “a place where innovation teams are built from scratch, connecting behaviors are the norm, and the culture is courageous.” Sean created and facilitated over 50 of P&G’s Human Potential Workshops, on the development of creative cultures in organization. He is a co-author of the Two Waves book Blind Spot: Illuminating the Hidden Value of Business. Sean holds an MBA, in Information Technology, from the Red McCombs School of Business, at the University of Texas at Austin.