Sean Parker has been in the news a lot lately. He was formerly the first president of Facebook and one of its founding members, but also co-founded Napster. With his latest company Airtime, he is trying to change how we watch media by allowing people to watch things together. But where is Sean Parker now? What is he doing?
Co-founder and Executive Chairman at Brigade Media
Brigade Media is a public company, and Sean Parker is its Executive Chairman. The company helps brands and companies succeed on social media. In 2014, Brigade Media appointed Sean Parker as Executive Chairman.
This private company helps brands and businesses succeed on social media networks such as Facebook or Twitter. It was founded by Sean Parker alongside other entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley so it really fits right into his lifestyle!
Founder and Chairman of Airtime
Sean Parker is also the founder and Chairman of Airtime, a video chat platform. The company was founded in 2012, and the goal of Airtime is to allow people to watch media with one another!
Airtime allows you to share videos, pictures or music via social networks like Facebook or Twitter. It’s like having your own personal TV show by inviting friends who have an internet connection into what you’re doing on your computer screen.
Board Member and Investor at Spotify
Sean Parker is also the board member of Spotify, a music streaming service. It’s available in more than 50 countries and has over 20 million subscribers! The role of Sean at Spotify is to help the company grow by utilizing Spotify’s own music discovery engine.
Sean is very closely associated with Parker Foundation which focuses on public health and civic engagement.
More About Sean Parker
Sean Parker is doing very well for himself with his investments and start-ups across many different industries. He is always looking to make a big splash when it comes to new projects.
Sean Parker, among many other things, is worth roughly $2.6 billion, currently resides in San Francisco California and is working on philanthropic programs in life sciences, global public health and civic engagement for economic changes the US faces.
He also serves on the board of Obama Foundation and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Parker’s interest has shifted to the future of democracy and civic engagement, which also includes working with Laurene Powell Jobs on Emerson Collective.
He is a well-known philanthropist who focuses his work in global public health and has donated to causes such as research into preventing HIV/AIDS worldwide; he also helped launch Code2040 an organization that promotes diversity within tech companies. Outside of technology Parker spends time focusing on life sciences and economic changes we face today.
Parker now lives in San Francisco California where he continues to invest across many different industries but this time concentrating more heavily on startups involving biotech, healthcare, education, agriculture, energy and cleantech sectors.
Sean’s wife Alexandra Lenas is a director of the Sean N. Parker Foundation and also cofounded with him the CrowdRise fundraising site, which is an interactive platform that allows people to raise funds for charity projects or causes they care about.