Sean Hennessey-Hsieh

Managing Director

Strategic Ventures for Stanford Medicine

As Managing Director of Strategic Ventures for Stanford Medicine, Sean leads a team that incubates and operationalizes strategic priorities in areas including responsible AI in health and medicine, executive education, and global collaborations. Sean first joined Stanford Medicine in 2015 and helped lead the creation of the first Integrated Strategic Plan across the three entities comprising Stanford Medicine: Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care, and Stanford Children’s Health.

Prior to joining Stanford Medicine, Sean was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company in London, where he led consulting engagements with healthcare systems across Europe, particularly the NHS in England. He subsequently worked in strategy at Kaiser Permanente.

Sean earned his A.B. mcl in East Asian Studies at Harvard and M.B.A. at Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. He also holds an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.