March 26-28, 2018
Argonaut Hotel, San Francisco, CA
CEO The Ariel Group
Sean Kavanagh has been with Ariel since 1999 and was named CEO in January 2003. His marketing and leadership influence has created double-digit growth. He was instrumental in winning a publishing contract from Gotham Books and contributed to the writing of the book Leadership Presence: Dramatic Techniques to Reach Out, Motivate, and Inspire. Sean lives at the intersection of business and the performing arts both as leader of Ariel and as a speaker and facilitator. He combines his business knowledge and performing experience in delivering storytelling workshops where he talks about the integration of the skills of the actor/performer with the expertise of leaders in business and non-profits. Sean is a member of Association for Talent Development (ATD) and on the board of The Association of Learning Providers (ISA). Sean has three children and lives in Carlisle, MA, is a teen mentor and theater director for the youth of his church, and enjoys cycling, skiing, and camping as well as the occasional performance with the local community theater. He holds a BA in Psychology from Merrimack College.