Sean Burke


Sean Burke is a digital technology pioneer who makes creative ideas come to life. Always at the forefront of marketing innovation, Sean empowers award-winning creative, increases efficiency, and develops performance-driven teams. Known for implementing strategies that increase market share, Sean works alongside market leaders from a number of today’s Fortune 100 companies, helping them build experience and drive digital transformation.

Currently a Senior Director for South East Asia with SapientRazorfish, flagship of the Publicis.Sapient group of companies, Sean has delivered transformational marketing solutions for Fortune 100 companies across the globe. His impressive A-list of clients has included Singapore Art Museum, Fonterra, Tiger Beer, Globe Telecom, GlaxoSmithKline, Telkomsel, Met Life, Disney Interactive, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Loblaw Companies Limited, Holt-Renfrew, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Porter Airlines. In addition to delivering million dollar campaigns globally, Sean has been at the forefront of SapientRazorfish’s emerging technology group.

Previously Sean was VP of Technology with henderson bas kohn, Toronto’s most award-winning advertising agency. Sean strengthened the calibre and quality of the organization through its teams and its technological capabilities. The changes championed by Sean stabilised the organization and enabled it to pursue and secure over $2.5M in new business. Clients included Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Kraft, Capital One, and Porter Airlines to name a few. In addition to improving the talent within the organization, Sean uncovered and pursued initiatives to increase productivity 50%, reduce hardware needs by 50%, and save $1M over three years.

Before that, Sean was Director, Technology with Organic Inc. a leading marketing agency, and a Program Director at Nurun Inc, now a member of the Publicis Groupe. Sean has also done stints client-side at Air Canada (5 years) and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (7 years).

Sean is educated and experienced - with a degree in Engineering Technology he has designed and implemented systems for mission critical, large-scale applications. Sean’s knowledge of and experience with best-in-class service-oriented architectures is state of the art and he has built, and led teams to build, mobile applications both native and hybrid. An Agile pro Sean is adept at Scrum and Kanban. Sean’s passion for personal and professional growth is evident by the quality of the teams he builds, motivating them to be the best versions of themselves.

Clearly, an expert in the digital space, Sean delivers vision, strategy, and tactics then develops teams of creative thinkers to build great experiences that drive innovation on behalf of Fortune 100 companies.