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Sean Neville

Co-Founder & CTO, Circle

Sean Neville’s technical creations have reached millions of customers spanning Fortune 500 companies, the Web, iOS and Android devices, desktops, and game platforms across a wide variety of languages, standards, open source groups and solution domains.

After developing software for financial companies and advertising agencies as an entrepreneur in the early days of the Web, Sean joined Allaire Corporation to create enterprise server products. During his tenure — which saw Allaire acquired by Macromedia, and Macromedia subsequently acquired by Adobe — he led the design and development of transaction engines and messaging systems, data synchronization and mapping tools, protocols and integration services; he also represented the company on the JCP Executive Committee which oversaw the Java language and platform, and was a frequent speaker and author on enterprise computing topics. He departed Adobe as a Principal Scientist and joined Brightcove, where he led the development of cloud-hosted consumer software, and since 2008 he has managed his own mobile application and game development studio.