With more than 20 years of experience as a business manager and engineer, Sean MacLeod is a respected thought leader in innovative product development practices and an expert in systems engineering, product strategy, new product development and venture starts.
As President of Stratos Product Development, MacLeod manages company financial performance, establishes new client relationships and works with companies of all sizes to set new product to market strategies. MacLeod maintains corporate business relationships with a wide variety of clients from small unknown venture-funded start-ups to large multi-national organizations including Abbott Laboratories, Agilent Technologies, Datascope, Microsoft, Novo Nordisk, Intel, Welch Allyn, Tektronix, Cardinal Healthcare and Medtronic.
MacLeod is a current board member of the Washington Technology Alliance. He lectures frequently at trade and business events and for educational institutions, including the Business and Engineering programs at the University of Washington, the University of Oregon and the Rochester Institute of Technology.
After holding positions in engineering, business development and marketing, MacLeod was appointed president of Stratos in 2004. He holds an MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Prior to joining Stratos in 1994, he was a consultant in the aerospace industry and an engineer with United Technologies.