Sean M. Corcorran serves as General Manager of Steelcase Education Solutions in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
From 2008 to 2011, Sean was Director of Product Development and Marketing for Steelcase Education Solutions. In this role, Sean was responsible for research, product development, and marketing of Steelcase products for secondary and higher education, including the new node™ classroom seating line.
From 2005 to 2008, Sean was Vice President of Product Development for Vecta and PolyVision. In these positions, he was responsible for research and development of new education solutions including visual collaboration technologies, interactive whiteboards, and furniture, for classrooms and other learning environments.
Before joining PolyVision and Vecta, Sean spent 16 years at IDEO, the world’s premier design and innovation professional services firm. He has more than twenty years of experience in design, engineering, product development, and innovation consulting.
He has led teams and projects in the development of innovative new furniture and technologies for education and business applications, consumer telecommunications products such as the ubiquitous VOIP phone from Cisco, medical devices, semi-conductor manufacturing equipment, computer hardware, and household tools and appliances. From 1985 to 1988, Sean was the Co-Founder and President of the Hardware Arts Group, a company that designed and developed high-tech, high design consumer products.
Sean holds numerous patents and advisory board positions as well as an engineering degree from UC Berkeley.