Sean O’Sullivan is founder and Managing Director of SOSV, one of the world’s top-performing venture capital firms, and the world’s first VC to run multiple world-class accelerators. SOSV has invested in more than 330 companies, and SOSV accelerators help create over $500m in new market capitalization every year. Sean began his entrepreneurial journey as President and founder of MapInfo, bringing street mapping technology to personal computers. MapInfo went on to become a $200 million public company with over 1,000 employees. Along with George Favaloro from Compaq, Sean is credited with coining the term “cloud computing” in 1996. He founded and ran the humanitarian organization JumpStart International, managing up to 3,500 people in Iraq after the 2003 war. An advocate of STEM education, he has funded organizations such as the Khan Academy, CoderDojo, and Rensselaer. In addition to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Sean has creative achievements in the worlds of film and music. While earning his MFA from University of Southern California, he wrote and directed numerous films, including award-winners “String Worms at Budd Terrace” (documentary) and “Squirrel Nuts” (short film). He also founded and played keyboards in a rock band (Janet Speaks French) and founded a recording studio (Sonic Studios of Philadelphia). Sean graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1985 with a degree in electrical engineering.