Sean Dempsey

Sean Dempsey

Practice Area Lead

  • Favorite quote
    “Have a healthy disregard for the impossible” – Larry Page
  • What attracted you to Slalom?
    The opportunity to be one of the founding members of what will become a large and successful firm.
  • Experience
    A big-brand retail and CPG marketer for the past 10 years, Sean wrote his first line of code at age 7 and built his first CRM at 16.
  • What makes a great consultant?
    Incredibly curious, courage to challenge a client’s paradigm, breadth of experience to apply cross-vertical and cross-horizontal solutions.
  • What was your first job?
    When I was nine, I started a company called Port Carling R.A.M. (Rake and Mow), a lawn maintenance company. I had my own letterhead, business cards and fax cover sheets (though I never sent or received a fax).
  • People would be surprised to hear that I worked as:
    Graphic designer
  • I have lived/worked in the following cities:
    Lived: Muskoka, Toronto, Port Hope, Kingston
    Worked: New York, Baltimore, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Atlanta, Boston, Vancouver, Halifax, Chicago, Detroit, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Calgary
  • I speak the following languages:
    English and enough French to get by in Quebec.