Sean is responsible for leading AVIXA’s efforts to become an authoritative provider of insights and research for the pro AV industry. In this role, he manages, directs, and serve as a public face for the association’s research while exploring new areas of study. Throughout his over 20 years in the technology research sector Sean has made a career of maximizing data in a variety of roles, including leading a primary research business, centralizing a business intelligence practice, building an industry analysis department, performing advanced statistical analysis, and speaking/ writing about research findings. Sean previously served as VP of Research for BDS Marketing, Inc., President of his own research consultancy, and Director of Industry Analysis at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). He was also the recipient of the Gold Stevie Award for Maverick of the Year and for Marketing Service Department of the Year in 2014, thanks to his work to improve client reporting at BDS through the implementation of Tableau visualization.