About Sean

A specialist in transforming companies, products and marketing from “analog” to “digital,” Sean Klunder has gained a reputation for developing innovative growth strategies that disrupt markets and create more distance in competitive differentiation. Klunder has leveraged digital strategies that have married e-commerce, social media, SEM, SEO, mobile marketing and display advertising into both short-term visibility and long-term ROI. Klunder’s formula led to successes at Korn Ferry International, a recruiting and consulting organization; and World Book, a Berkshire Hathaway company. When not helping Chief Outsiders’ clients navigate their own change management programs, Klunder inspires the next generation of digital marketing experts as an instructor at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

Executive Marketing Experience

  • SVP, Product Management and Marketing – Korn Ferry International
  • VP, Marketing and Digital Development – World Book, a Berkshire Hathaway company
  • Divisional VP – ETA/Cuisenaire


Industry Experience Specialties
  • Digital Marketing
  • Sales/Marketing Automation/MarTech
  • Digital Transformation
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