Chief Information Officer
As Chief Information Officer for Medtronic, Sean leads the development and execution of global strategies that help Medtronic more fully leverage its scale, improve customer and employee user experiences, and harness the power of technology to support global growth and operational efficiency.
Sean joined Medtronic with more than 30 years of experience and a demonstrated capability to lead in a CIO role within healthcare, including senior leadership positions in several pharmaceutical companies such as Watson/Actavis, Novartis and Schering-Plough. Most recently, Sean served as Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer at Allergan where he was responsible for leading global IT operations and services and creating the digital strategy for the enterprise. While there, he led the successful consolidation of more than 50 ERP systems into a single-instance SAP platform and helped establish the company’s cross-functional digital leadership council focused on differentiating Allergan in the marketplace. In each leadership role of his career, Sean established IT as a critical driver for business performance and growth through the application of data, insights and technology to optimize operations and deliver new value to customers.
Sean has deep experience and proven capabilities in IT operations, digital transformation, data & security, and enterprise transformation. Sean has been recognized externally on numerous occasions, and most recently was named one of the “Top Technology Executives to Watch in 2019.”