Sean Cunningham has spent over 25 years managing, investing and building companies in the high tech industry. Mr. Cunningham’s passion for innovation and entrepreneurial excellence is clearly evident in his investment strategies and company building skills.
Mr. Cunningham joined Intel in 1994 and has worked in multiple management roles in Marketing and Sales. Sean spent three years as an entrepreneur with Intel startup companies funded by Intel New Business Investment group. He has been making equity investments with Intel Capital since 2000, currently Director of Strategic Investments responsible for enterprise and internet security technology investments for Intel. Leading investments for multiple Intel business units including Enterprise Products Group, Desktop Products Group, Mobile Products Group, Software Solutions Group and Solutions Market Development Group.
Mr. Cunningham also serves as the Intel Capital Board of Director Observer on Agiliance, Credant Technologies, Crossbeam Systems, Mocana, SS8 Networks and Workshare. He previously was the Investment Director and BoD Observer for Zone Labs (acquired by Checkpoint Software), Musicmatch (acquired by Yahoo), Trymedia (acquired by Macrovision), Cloakware (acquired by Irdeto), Lockdown Networks (acquired by McAfee), Signacert (acquired by Harris Corp), Tricipher (acquired by VMware) and Accertify (acquired by American Express).
Prior to Intel, Mr. Cunningham was responsible for Marketing and Service Management functions for over five years with Sequent Computers. He also held numerous Finance Management and Marketing positions during his seven years at ISC Systems.
Mr. Cunningham graduated from Gonzaga University with a BBA in Finance and Management. He earned his MBA from Gonzaga University.