Sean is a founder of TheADAO.org, a cryptocurrency philanthropy fund. Previously, he was the CEO and founder of Babajob.com, India's largest digital job marketplace for the aspiring labor, with over 8.5 million users and acquired by Quikr in June 2017. Previously, Sean was the 3rd founding member of Microsoft Research India and a Product Manager for Office and Windows. He also had a great time as a White House intern with President Clinton's Internet Policy Czar, Ira Magaziner. Sean is a TED Fellow, GES Entrepreneur, Unreasonable Goals Entrepreneur and recipient of the Namma Bengaluru award for Best Foreign Resident. He holds degrees in Computer Science and Public Policy from Brown University. Sean lives in Bangalore, India and is married to Archana Prasad, founder of Jaaga.in with whom they share a wonderful son, Vyom and a street dog Berlin.
Archana, whose work brings together visual art, technology and urban community art, steeped in design and research methodologies, has been actively engaged with community art practices for the last decade. She is the Founder-Director of Jaaga.in, a community based urban art, tech and activism organization in Bangalore, India. She's also a Chevening Fellow of the UK's Clore Leadership Program and an Art Think South Asia Fellow. She holds a dual Masters in Art History from CKP, Bangalore and Design from NID, Ahmedabad. She previously worked as a Design Researcher at Microsoft Research India.
Tej runs a product incubator focused on environmental challenges and anchors a collaborative community at Jaaga. Having worked with over 100 SMEs and LEs across the globe on hardware product development, he is now immersed in learning emerging software technologies. Having seen (and benefited from) centralised funding mechanisms up close, Tej views them with suspicion and is keen to build systems that avoid the loopholes, inefficiencies and blind spots that come inherent.