Sean is the Associate Vice President of Cloud and Infrastructure Technology at Merck and Co., Inc. He has more than 20+ years of experience in the technology industry spanning infrastructure, cyber security, and cloud. Sean is currently responsible for leading Merck’s overall cloud strategy and implementation of foundational technologies and services to enable cloud adoption. Merck is currently undertaking a comprehensive IT Transformation program, leveraging cloud migrations as a catalyst to drive significant operating model and ways of working changes into the organization. Prior to this role, Sean has also worked at REAN Cloud, a Virginia-based technology startup, as their Executive Director where he was responsible for leading the Enterprise Health & Life Sciences business along with driving company-wide Information Security, Compliance, and Quality initiatives. Sean is recognized within the industry for introducing disruptive, cutting-edge cloud thinking into the highly regulated Life Sciences and computing landscape. Sean has previously served as a member of the AWS customer advisory board and was a core member of the AWS GxP working group.