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Sean Cornwell is an entrepreneurial leader, MD and Non-Exec with a strong track record of building significant revenue generating businesses globally in the tech space. Until recently he was MD for online dating company eHarmony’s international markets (UK, Japan, Australia, Brazil), eHarmony's mobile business and the company’s investment in European online dating site eDarling. There he built eHarmony's international business from scratch to a $50m business. Sean also spent eight months (June 2010 – Feb 2011) as head of the company’s North American business. Before joining eHarmony, Sean spent three years with Google as Group Product Marketing Manager EMEA where he led product marketing for monetisation products across Europe. He was also the founder and CEO of DM Europe, a B2B technology news provider that harnessed the power of volunteer writers from across the world. He currently is a Non-Exec Director at venture-backed LoveHomeSwap.com (a home exchange business).

He holds a BA in Political Sciences from Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD. In 2007, Sean co-founded an environmental charity, EarthFireIce geared around individual action on climate change. As part of that, he ran two marathons – in the Sahara and North Pole - and made a 30minute TV documentary which has been shown on UK cable TV. He currently is a trustee at EveryChild, an international NGO working with displaced children to provide a loving upbringing.

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Venture partner

Non-Exec Director

2012 - Current   (over 4 years)
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Sep, 2008
Aug, 2012
Managing Director & VP International & Mobile
2005
2008
Group Product Marketing Manager EMEA
2006
2007
Co-Founder
2003
2007
Founder & CEO
2000
2003
Director Online Services & Marketing
1999
2000
European Sales & Marketing Director
1998
1999
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Investments (1)

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Mar, 2014$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment

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