Mentors

Sean Neville

CEO and Founder, Britnell Ventures

Sean is the CEO/Founder of Britnell Ventures, a company focused on creating and assisting ecommerce businesses. Its properties include Healthwick.ca, a direct-to-home retailer of healthcare products, and BooksforBusiness.com, a direct mail retailer of specialty business books. Sean was previously the Entrepreneur-in-residence at Cornell University, after the successful sale of Simply Audiobooks, the world’s largest renter of audiobooks. Sean co-founded Simply Audiobooks and received the Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year for his work there. Before that, Sean executed equity short selling strategies on Bay Street. Sean’s undergraduate degree is from York University and his MBA from Cornell University, with exchange studies at IESE in Barcelona. Before university, Sean was a national competitive figure skater. Most importantly, Sean loves to talk about business ideas and how to make them better…. over a pint of IPA (where possible).