Sean is the co-founder of Neocha.com and NeochaEDGE. The son of a Hakka Chinese engineer and Eastern Oregon wheat farmer, Sean grew up in Silicon Valley and has spent time living in Nanjing, Kunming, Beijing and Shanghai over the past 7 years.
Sean started Neocha.com by combining his love for technology with one of his other passions: creative youth culture in China. Since the site’s founding, Sean has built Neocha.com and NeochaEDGE into the premier creative communities in China, as well as managed the company’s creative agency.
In addition to Neocha, Sean is a contributing editor for PSFK, an international trends and innovation agency. Sean covers China and Asia Pacific trends for PSFK, writing to an audience of over 500,000 readers. Sean also sits on the Flamingo Youth Expert advisory panel and acts as a China Internet Expert for the National Committee on United States – China Relations.
Sean is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke University, where he majored in Economics and graduated from the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies.
Sean has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BBC, Wired, NPR and named to Forbes’ list of “Nine Young Chinese Entrepreneurs To Watch in 2010.”
In his spare time, he is either pretending to learn the harmonica or reading Chinese comic books from the Cultural Revolution era.
To read Sean’s posts on NeochaEDGE, link here.
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