Sean Carlson is pursuing publication of his first book, a nonfictional narrative of migration. His writing has published in the Irish Timesthe Boston Globe Magazinethe New York Daily NewsUSA Today, Nowhere, and elsewhere.

As an independent consultant, Sean works with various organizations. He previously managed global communications and public affairs at Google and editorial and special projects at Yahoo. He co-founded TechRakinga series of technology and journalism summits with the Center for Investigative Reporting, hosted developer festivals in Southeast Asia, and delivered frequent talks and trainings for newsrooms, classrooms, and conferences. He runs workshops as a program consultant with the International Center for Journalists.

Sean previously held internships with the Consulate-General of Ireland in Sydney and Fleishman-Hillard in Boston. At the age of 15 he founded Just Another Scene as an online resource for independent music across New England. He sits on the board of directors of the nonprofit Irish American Writers & Artists. Sean graduated summa cum laude from Boston University with a B.A. in political science and a B.S. in communication.