Krongberg & Bundang, Germany & South Korea
”The vibrant energy of entrepreneurs and innovative companies that have the potential to shape the world around us is pretty intriguing. Rather than being an end-recipient of the changes that will come to us all, it’s exciting to be further upstream and have a small part in influencing the technology and commerce infrastructure of tomorrow.”
Krongberg & Bundang,
Germany & South Korea
Background in human capital consulting, executive search, and M&A. Started career in an internal strategy team, rotated into HR M&A consulting, and eventually recruiting. Advised clients on organization and talent strategies of all sizes and industries. Also held operational leadership responsibilities to incubate and scale new technology-enabled solutions.
BS (Dual Major), Economics; Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences
Northwestern University in Evanston, IL
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
Prosci Change Management
Hogan Assessment Series, Hogan 360
“The support from Sean and the Activant team was so much more tangible than a typical investor’s. During a transition period when we were operating without our Chief People Officer, Sean partnered with our team as if he was one of our own."
Derek Kan Chief Business Officer at Deliverr
Partner closely with management teams and/or in-house talent acquisition functions to help attract and select key talent
Consulting support to help startups articulate and shape their culture, and also improve employee experience/engagment
Assess current state org structure and recommend future state org design, conduct workforce planning to project headcout, strategize how to achieve optimal talent for future state
For growing organizations, identify tipping points and develop blueprints for building formalized HR infrastructure including structure, programs, technology. Help improve and optimize existing HR operating model
Strategic advisor and confidant to founders and management teams on all people-related matters (talent management, succession planning, compensation-related issues, executive coaching, etc)
EY (Ernst & Young)
Senior Manager (Equity Partner Track)
My career has centered around the People domain. I help management teams strategize on all things related to org and talent, as well as build/optimize HR functions in growing organizations. I have also built and scaled award-winning technology products that grew into a global business within EY.
Advised clients on organization and talent-related matters, especially in the context of M&A and transformation Incubated, scaled, and delivered a market-leading, technology-enabled consulting solution that is focused on organization and workforce transformation Took operational leadership role to build and scale a consulting practice, with responsibility over product/service offering, GTM strategy, as well as team scaling/development.
About EY (Ernst & Young)
Considered one of the Big Four accounting firms EY has expanded into human resources. People Advisory Services professionals can help companies effectively harness their people agenda as part of an integrated business strategy. This can translate into a competitive advantage by helping companies get the right people, with the right capabilities, in the right place, for the right cost, doing the right things.
OnPoint HR & Hanold Associates
2+ years total
I have advised and provided hands-on support to attract, assess, and select key talent for organizations at various stages of their lifecycles. I understand how critical it is to get the right team in place for start-ups, and bring actionable insights to solve for talent challenges.
Led business development, client relationship management, and search engagements for senior-level HR roles and human capital consultants Thought partner to executives on search strategy, org structure, talent acquisition processes, as well as leading practices for attracting, developing, and retaining top talent Served as the firm’s lead on D&I, M&A, and HR Ops/Tech-related topics, in both client advisory and search execution capacities
About OnPoint HR & Hanold Associates
Boutique executive search firms, focused on HR officers, functional HR leaders, and human capital consultants
Senior Consultant (among others)
Deep foundation in HR function, mergers and acquisitions, and partnering with management teams to align talent-initiatves with business outcomes. Experience leading teams across multiple geographies
Had various roles/responsibilities: HR M&A advisory to clients, internal global program manager for $4.3B post-merger integration, Chief of Staff to business business unit CHRO, ~1 yr pro-bono assignment to a nonprofit startup, early career at Aon started in an internal global strategy team
Aon Hewitt (business division within Aon) was a leading human capital consulting and outsourcing firm (these businesses have since been divested)