Office

US

Hometown

Krongberg & Bundang, Germany & South Korea

Residence

Woodbridge, CT

Sean Park

Head of Talent

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”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.”

Office

US

Hometown

Krongberg & Bundang,

Germany & South Korea

Residence

Woodbridge,

CT

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.

Education

BS (Dual Major), Economics; Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences

Northwestern University in Evanston, IL

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)

Certification

Prosci Change Management

Certification

Hogan Assessment Series, Hogan 360

Certification

Role

How Sean supports portfolio companies

Talent Acquistion Support

Partner closely with management teams and/or in-house talent acquisition functions to help attract and select key talent

Culture and Engagement

Consulting support to help startups articulate and shape their culture, and also improve employee experience/engagment

Organization and Talent Planning

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

HR/People Function Operating Model

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

HR Business Partnering / Coaching

Strategic advisor and confidant to founders and management teams on all people-related matters (talent management, succession planning, compensation-related issues, executive coaching, etc)

Relevant Experiences

  • EY (Ernst & Young)

    Senior Manager (Equity Partner Track)

    5.5 years

    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.

    Responsibilities

    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 ressources. People Advisory Services professionals can help companies effectively harness their people agenda as part of an integrated business strategy. This can translate into 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

    Partner

    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 the criticality of getting the right team in place for start-ups, and bring actionable insights to solve for talent challenges.

    Responsibilities

    Led business development, client relationship management, and search engagements for senior-level HR roles and human capital consultants Thought partner to executive 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

  • Aon

    Senior Consultant (among others)

    ~5 years

    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

    Responsibilities

    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

    About Aon

    Aon Hewitt (business division within Aon) was a leading human capital consulting and outsourcing firm (these businesses have since been divested)