Sean Lyons leads Capabilities & Functions for Song. Sean is a recognized leader in the design, marketing, and advertising industry, with more than 20 years of experience directing integrated creative, technical and operational teams. He is also a member of the Global Management Committee.
Sean most recently served as the CEO of R/GA, one of the world's premier digital agencies. Building upon R/GA's deep creative culture, he led the agency's growth and transformation into a global leader in communications, design and digital product innovation across 18 locations with 2000 employees. He led the transformation of the HR function and established an industry-recognized DEI strategy and methodology. He has played a key role in the development of R/GA's award-winning work for clients such as Nike, Samsung, Verizon, Reddit and Google.
Prior to this role at R/GA, Sean served as the Global Chief Digital Officer of Havas, where he led digital efforts across the global network while co-managing the New York office. He set the strategy for the network’s digital transformation, launched new offerings, helped integrate the creative and media capabilities and attract new acquisitions. He was an executive lead on a group of integrated clients including IBM, Hershey’s, Keurig, Heineken and Liberty Mutual.
Sean is on the Board of Parson's School of Design and The Sculpture Center. Sean holds a bachelor’s degree in electronic media from Carnegie Mellon University.