Sean O'Toole is a Managing Partner with Forge. Sean works with mid-to-large enterprises to discover and build their next growth engines.
Prior to Forge, Sean has been an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Bionic Solutions, a boutique innovation consulting firm, and Startupbootcamp, a corporate innovation and global start-up accelerator. In this capacity, Sean served as a senior partner to a number of G1000 clients in financial services, energy, CPG, & media to develop their internal innovation capabilities, external ecosystems, and launch new products & businesses.
Prior, Sean founded RedWage, a payments platform enabling both B2B and B2C physical and virtual card solutions. With volume over $400mm, Redwage was sold to a strategic buyer.
In addition, Sean has over 15 years experience managing large P&Ls for American Express, Progressive Insurance, and Western Union, starting a number of new business lines within each firm. Most public is scaling the American Express Gift Card business. Sean began his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Co and as an analyst with FGIC, a GE Capital company.
A native of Ireland, Sean earned his BBS from University of Limerick, Ireland and an MBA from the Yale University’s School of Management. He is active in the startup ecosystem and is an advisor to early-stage companies.