seanburke

SEAN BURKE
Chief Executive Officer

Sean’s focus at KiteDesk is leading the effort to deliver a sales platform that is not only irresistible but also one that delivers results. He balances his time between providing product leadership and feedback, working closely with the sales and marketing teams on delivering value, learning and listening to clients, working with the investor community and writing thought leadership pieces for the KiteDesk blog.

Sean is a serial entrepreneur and has acted as a founding or as a core leadership team member in nine early stage companies. These companies cover a wide spectrum of industries including technology, financial services and consulting. Combined the companies that Sean has been involved with have appeared on the Inc 500/5000 a remarkable 13 times.

Sean earned a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from DePaul University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Management from Purdue University. He’s acted as an adjunct professor in marketing and finance and actively serves on local boards related to growing technology and entrepreneurship in the Tampa Bay Area.

Favorite Quote

“Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick” – Teddy Roosevelt

When I was 10, I wanted to be…

6’7 (that’s how tall the Doctor told me I would be – but by 12 I had stopped growing)

Most daring thing I’ve ever done

Chased down a purse snatcher through downtown Chicago

Can’t live without my…

Food – Yup I get real Hangry when I don’t eat!

What I like to do when NOT working at KiteDesk

Traveling with my family

Favorite Band or Song

Favorite Song – Seany Boy by the Samples

Favorite Band – Fugazi