Sean Ellis (entrepreneur)

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Sean Ellis
EducationUniversity of California, Davis
OccupationEntrepreneur
Known forQualaroo, LogMeIn, Dropbox
Websitewww.startup-marketing.com

Sean Ellis is an entrepreneur, angel investor, and startup advisor. He is the founder of GrowthHackers and was previously founder and CEO of Qualaroo, an automated user research tool.[1]

He attended the University of California, Davis and graduated in 1994.[2]

Career[edit]

Ellis was the head of marketing at LogMeIn and Uproar from launch to IPO. He was the first marketer at Dropbox, Lookout and Xobni.[3][4][5]

He is an advisor to KISSmetrics and Eventbrite, mentor at 500 Startups, and a Board Member for Mavenlink and SignNow (acquired by Barracuda Networks).[6][7][8][9] He also is an investor in Bitium.[10]

Ellis has contributed to Entrepreneur Magazine and The Wall Street Journal.[8][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Experience: Sean Ellis (LinkedIn)". 2022-05-11. Retrieved 2022-05-11.
  2. ^ Borrison, Rebecca (June 17, 2014). "The Most Successful College Fraternities In Tech". Business Insider.
  3. ^ Carney, Michael (May 23, 2013). "Original "growth hacker" Sean Ellis' Qualaroo hacks the marketing conversion funnel". Pando.
  4. ^ Holiday, Ryan (September 4, 2013). "What Is Growth Hacking? A Definition and a Call to Action". The Huffington Post.
  5. ^ Oshiro, Dana (March 3, 2010). "How to Prepare for Conversion and Optimization". ReadWriteWeb.
  6. ^ Norman, Jan (March 14, 2012). "O.C. mobile apps developer raises $2 million". OC Register.
  7. ^ Kincaid, Jason (July 22, 2010). "KISSmetrics: A Conversion Funnel Tool That Gives Your Site A Memory". TechCrunch.
  8. ^ a b Ellis, Sean (February 28, 2013). "Freemium Isn't for Everyone". Wall Street Journal.
  9. ^ "Eventbrite Investors". Eventbrite.
  10. ^ Ellis, Sean (April 17, 2013). "Bitium raises $2.4 million as it launches a SaaS operating system for the enterprise". TheNextWeb.
  11. ^ "Author Profile: Sean Ellis". Entrepreneur.

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