Country Manager – Symantec Canada
As Country Manager, Sean Forkan is responsible for driving Symantec’s sales, marketing and channel partnerships across Canada.
He brings to this role more than 20 years experience in the technology industry in a senior sales capacity. Sean is an enthusiastic leader with the ability to inspire confidence and secure commitment to achieving mutual goals. He is adept at developing innovative solutions to complex business problems, developing critical business alliances, and at identifying and seizing market opportunities.
Sean joins Symantec from Oracle Canada where as Area Vice President he was responsible for Commercial, Enterprise and Telco Hardware Sales in Canada. Prior to joining Oracle, Sean spent ten years at Cisco Systems where he worked in a variety of progressively more senior positions. Key to Sean’s success at Cisco was his ability to recruit, motivate and develop teams that could achieve and exceed performance targets.
Prior to joining Cisco, Sean held a variety of roles with such leaders in the Consulting and Systems Integration industry as Cap Gemini/Ernst & Young and EDS/SHL Systemhouse.
Sean has a Bachelor of Engineering and Management degree from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.