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Sean Martin McDonald

Chief Executive Officer, FrontlineSMS


Sean Martin McDonald is the CEO of FrontlineSMS’s social enterprise, the Social Impact Lab, and the founder of the FrontlineSMS:Legal project. Sean joined FrontlineSMS in 2010 and leads the day-to-day operation, strategic direction, and project-driven application of FrontlineSMS. Sean is an advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative, TechChange, Digital Democracy, and an affiliate expert with UNDP. He sits on the Board of Directors of International Peace Park Expeditions Foundation, the SIMLab CIC, and the SIMLab Foundation. Sean is a lawyer, licensed in New York, holding a J.D. and an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Magazine Journalism, Government and Spanish at the University of Maryland.