Sean White

Technologist in Residence

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About

Dr. Sean White is currently a Technologist in Residence at Greylock Partners.

Before joining Greylock, Dr. White headed the Interaction Ecologies Group at Nokia, Inc., leading efforts in new mobile forms and experiences in the areas of wearables, Internet of Things, and augmented reality, and held an appointment as a Visiting Scientist at the Smithsonian Institution. His previous roles include Chief Technology Officer of NeoCarta Ventures, Vice President of Technology for Lycos, Inc., and Chief Technology Officer of WhoWhere?. Prior to that, Sean was a project lead and member of the research staff at Paul Allen's Interval Research Corporation.

Dr. White serves on the advisory boards of Skully Helmets, Perch, and Virtual Workflow and the Steering Committee for IEEE’s International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR). In addition to having 30+ peer reviewed publications and 20+ patents granted or filed, Dr. White is a 2009 Tech Award Laureate for his work on computer vision-based mobile botanical species identification. He has lectured and taught in the Stanford University Program in Human-Computer Interaction and at Columbia University, mentored for Engineers without Borders, and served as a facilitator for the Clinton Global Initiative.

Sean earned his B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University and his MS in Mechanical Engineering and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University.

 More details can be found on his LinkedIn profile:

http://www.linkedin.com/in/seanwhite