Sean Brown

Sean Brown

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Sean Brown is the President and CEO of YCharts, a leading financial research platform providing investment research, data, and power visualization for wealth advisors and institutional investors. In addition, Sean is a self-described “head coach”, having led the growth of numerous technology companies of various sizes. He has over 25 years of experience leading and serving technology and software companies in the financial services and telecommunications industries, as well as public companies, private equity-backed firms and startups. His focus has persistently been in the cloud-based software space, where he guided the growth and eventual exit of several firms. Prior to joining YCharts, Sean was part of a leadership team that successfully led Interactive Data - 7Ticks to an acquisition by Intercontinental Exchange in 2015, and previously, he helped grow and lead software provider Telution to its acquisition by CSG International.

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Academic History

  • Sean has a 25-year track record of leading technology-centric companies of all sizes to success in hyper-competitive markets.

  • He has significant experience aligning vision, product, go-to-market, and operational plans to achieve measurable commercial objectives.

  • As Senior Vice President of Product Management at CSG, Sean held P&L responsibilities for the firm's solution portfolio and led a team of 50 product managers.

  • He also led the strategic planning, merger & acquisitions sourcing, and acquired entity integration efforts of CSG International.

  • Earlier in his career, Brown worked for four years as a consultant at both Accenture and Computer Science Corp (CSC).

  • In addition, he is also a Leadership Council Member of Illinois Technology Association, an organization established for the Chicago Technology industry.