Sean McManus

Co-Founder at M+D and prior Director of Programmes at The Economist

Sean McManus regularly advises companies in the areas of communications strategy, interactive content development, partnerships and international policy. He was previously a managing director at Quartz, overseeing the conferences and live events division, and director of programmes at The Economist, leading live content development in North and South America and related digital media.

Previously, he was a magazine editor; his work has appeared in the New York Times, New York magazine, Worth, and Details. He is a graduate of Washington & Lee University and earned a masters degree in American History from the University of North Florida, where he was a teaching assistant for a visiting professor from South Africa, Desmond Tutu.