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Sean Johnson Partner, Digital Intent

Sean is a partner and product lead at Digital Intent, helping companies like Groupon, Follett, Sittercity and HarperCollins conceive, build and grow new digital products. More than a web and mobile dev shop, we partner with companies as their "startup team in a box" to make sure they're building the right product for the right people, with have a scalable, tactical plan for acquiring those customers cost effectively. Sean previously was the VP Product Development at Brill Street, where he was tasked with building an "eHarmony for jobs" algorithm-based candidate matching system. Prior to that Sean worked in New York at GoalQuest, a higher ed marketing startup, where Sean led product development of UPeers, a white label university social network that was implemented on over 300 campuses around the country. GoalQuest was acquired in 2007 by EducationDynamics, where Sean served as the VP Creative Director. Sean founded Jelly Chicago in 2008, which boasts over 600 members, including many members of the Chicago startup community.

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