Sean is an entrepreneur, investor, and believer in the power of people. He is currently the managing partner of Acceleprise.VC, Chairman of JobCompass and Chairman and CEO of GBS Health. Previously he lived in London while working on Pikum, a social gaming business which was backed by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and various venture capital investors.
Sean is an entrepreneur, investor, and believer in the power of people. He is currently the managing partner of Acceleprise.VC, Chairman of JobCompass and Chairman and CEO of GBS Health. Previously he lived in London while working on Pikum, a social gaming business which was backed by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and various venture capital investors. Prior to Pikum, Sean founded the higher education focused online financial services firm, Higher One. At Higher One he served as founding president and then as part of the executive team as Chief Marketing Officer for 8 years. During that time, Higher One reached profitability and in 2008 was in the top 100 of the Inc 500 list and ranked #12 on the Entrepreneur Hot 100 list of fastest growing U.S. private companies. Higher One went public in 2010 (NYSE:ONE). Prior to Higher One, Sean helped found the Yale Entrepreneurial Society, and graduated from Yale with a B.S. in Engineering Sciences. Sean also has an M.A. in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Sean continues to invest in entrepreneurs through Acceleprise, and work with them through both the Yale Entrepreneurial Society and Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. Sean has been featured in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, NY Times, Washington Post, and Entrepreneur Magazine. He spends time in DC, San Francisco, London, and Key West Florida with his wife, sons, and 90 lb golden doodle.
Investor / Advisor @ From 2013 to Present (2 years) Chairman and CEO @ From June 2013 to Present (2 years 5 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaExecutive Chairman @ From June 2013 to Present (2 years 5 months) San Francisco Bay AreaBoard Member @ From September 2012 to Present (3 years 2 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaFounding Managing Partner @ From March 2012 to Present (3 years 8 months) Washington, DCBoard Member @ From October 2011 to Present (4 years 1 month) Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina AreaFounder and Executive Board Member @ From 2007 to Present (8 years) Founder and Director @ From September 1999 to Present (16 years 2 months)
B.S. @ Yale University From September 1998 to 2003 MA @ University of Pennsylvania From 2008 to 2009 Sean Glass is skilled in: Venture Capital, Management, Thought Leadership, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Start-ups, Leadership, Angel Investing, Product Development, Team Building, Investments, Private Equity, Business Planning, Enterprise Software, Negotiation, Corporate Development, Fundraising, Program Management, Financial Services, Software Development, Cloud Computing, Product Management, Analytics, Marketing, Portfolio Management, Marketing Strategy, Business Development, Networking, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Partnerships, Financial Modeling, Strategic Planning, Business Strategy, E-commerce
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