Podcast Episode 7: Transferable Skills and Leveraging Your International Experience

In the seventh episode of Rising to the Top: Lessons in Leadership, we welcome Sean Brecker, the CFO of Headspace Health. In an inspirational conversation, Sean talks about how he used his transferable skills to transition from the financial sector to a start-up company in the wellness space. He also discusses how he leverages his international experience in his work.

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Sean Brecker is the CFO of Headspace Health, where he oversees all financial and commercial matters, including managing the financial growth of the company. He was previously CFO of Headspace, where he led a series of funding rounds resulting in a total of $168 million. Prior to joining Headspace, Sean had a 15-year career as a trader and originator at large investment banks, such as JPMorgan, Lehman Brothers, and Citigroup, in numerous locations including New York, London, and Singapore. Sean also currently serves as a board member at CoachArt, a transformative arts and athletics community for families impacted by childhood chronic illnesses. He has an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Wesleyan University.