Sean is currently an adjunct professor of search engines in the computer science department at MSU in Bozeman, MT. He is president of Future Farm Inc. and blogs for SemanticWeb.com. In 2007 he founded the search marketing industry’s only peer-reviewed search marketing research journal, SEMJ.org, whose subscribers included companies like eBay and Overstock.com. Recently he joined Future Farm Inc. as president of and director of search marketing.
Sean received his bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Washington in Seattle, in 1993, and his master’s in electrical engineering from Washington State University in 1998. He has four patents in electrical engineering. He’s a frequent speaker at search marketing conferences in the U.S. He co-authored a paper entitled “Understanding Social News” with the co-founder of Reddit.com. Sean has appeared and been interviewed on well-known blogs and radio stations such as Clickz.com, Webmasterradio.com, and SEM Synergy. He was featured in a radio interview on SEM synergy with representatives from eBay discussing the future of affiliate marketing. To maintain a competitive edge for his clients he reads search patents, papers, and attends conferences on a regular basis.
Semantic Web conference: Optimization and the Semantic Web, San Jose, Ca.
Panel Moderator Search Engine Strategies: Semantic Web and Optimization, Chicago
Tech Ranch: Adwords & Search Marketing
Bozeman Chamber, Adwords & Advanced Adwords
Invited International Search Summit London
Montana State University, Emerging Technologies Conference
SEMJ.org: Introduction to Search Engine Ranking Variables and Algorithms, SEMJ.org 2008
SEMJ.org: Understanding Social News: Case Study Using Reddit.com, SEMJ.org 2009
Clickz.com: New Developments in Information Retrieval- http://www.clickz.com/3635768