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Associate Professor of Marketing, Swinburne University of Technology

Sean is Associate Professor of Marketing and Director of the Customer Experience & Insight (CXI) Research Group at Swinburne Business School. CXI is a commercially-oriented research group which works with organisations to generate powerful insights that aid in the development of optimal customer experiences, inform innovation, and lead to actionable strategies. Sean has delivered seminars globally on retail innovation, design thinking and customer experience strategies, Sean has assisted brands in mapping customer experiences and develop an understanding of the customer journey, expectations, needs and desires. He frequently presents at industry conferences on the future of retail and consumer behaviour. His research expertise includes strategy, service design, customer experience design, advanced research methods, new product development, pricing research, and market segmentation. He is published in European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Retailing, and Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, among others. Sean teaches Marketing Strategy and is a visiting Professor at EADA Business School in Barcelona, where he teaches CX Design in the MBA program.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Retail Studies


    Monash University, PhD and BCom (Marketing) First Class Honours
    University of Auckland, Double degree (marketing, psychology)