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Sean Carney

Career Coach, Korn Ferry Advance
As a member of Korn Ferry's Advance team, Mr. Carney tailors career coaching sessions to guide professionals of all levels, cultures and stations in life toward actions that inspire success, innovation, and deep change.

Mr. Carney's expertise lies in business techniques, creativity, innovation methods, design thinking, leadership and creative business solutions. Since 2010, he has coached professionals throughout lifelong careers, post-retirement individuals starting new careers, corporate and healthcare executives evolving into stronger members of a corporate team, and entrepreneurs in the startup phase. Past speaking engagements have covered innovation, leadership and design thinking to address change management, implementation and training.

Early career years saw Mr. Carney as an EMT, Paramedic/Flight Medic, and Physician's Assistant in hospital emergency rooms. Subsequent leadership roles in the US, Asia, and Europe grew his expertise in technology, design thinking, and innovation management. He has created apps, established business process outsourcing teams and models in India and the Philippines, and consulted with healthcare and operational leadership in clinics and hospitals to leverage technology and drive change management initiatives.

Mr. Carney earned the title of Physician Assistant from Albany Medical College, an MBA degree from Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business, and further executive education from MIT Sloan, Harvard Business School and Darden Business School.

But above it all, Mr. Carney believes that the infinite pursuit of the idea is our greatest commonality. He is driven by what is possible, and passionate about working with likeminded individuals.

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