Sean McDonell

Position: Industry Head, Google

Sean is Head of Retail and Utilities at Google Australia, working across Australia’s leading retail groups and utility providers ensuring they are across the latest in digital trends and optimising their advertising investment. He is a passionate about digital and marketing, with nearly two decades of working with diverse retailers across all aspects of business development. Sean has returned to Melbourne with his young family, charged with establishing Google’s Melbourne footprint.

Prior to Google, Sean worked at Salmat for 13 years, across sales management and driving the growth of the Salmat Digital businesses. During his time at Salmat Sean has received recognition for his achievements including Leadership Excellence Award (2012), has mentored for Young Achievement Australia (YAA) and Oaktree.

Sean has completed the AICD Course, the Macquarie University Management Program and holds a Bachelor of Business Management from Victoria University.