Associate Administrator for Investment and Special Advisor for Innovation, Small Business Administration
Sean Greene is the associate administrator for investment and special advisor for innovation at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). He is responsible for the Small Business Investment Company program, a growth capital program with $16 billion of assets under management, and the Small Business Investment Research program, which provides over $2 billion of R&D funding to small businesses each year. He leads the SBA's efforts to stimulate high-growth entrepreneurship and has been one of the leaders in the Startup America initiative. Greene brings 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, investor and business strategist to the SBA. He was founder and CEO of Away.com, an online travel company that he sold to Orbitz. He was a co-founder of Rock Creek Ventures and LaunchBox Digital, a seed-stage investment firm in Washington, D.C. Previously Greene was a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. He holds a bachelor's degree from Princeton and an M.B.A. from Yale. He was a Fulbright scholar at the National University of Singapore.