Sean Hearne

Director, Program Management Office
First Data


For Project Managers there is a certain cadence of to-dos within the project life cycle. These to-dos often become habits over time. And our habits can make us more or less effective on any given day. In this session, Sean will explore how you can change your existing habits and introduce new habits that will not only improve your projects, but your life.

Sean Hearne draws his ideas from over 20 years of experience in program and project management, having observed and learned high-performance habits from teams around the globe. He is inspired by the work of authors Charles Duhigg and James Clear, as well as teachings from internationally renowned soccer coach Anson Dorrance.

By attending this session, you will learn how to:


Sean Hearne is the Director of Program Management at First Data for Government Programs. First Data Corporation (FDC) provides electronic commerce and payment solutions for merchants, financial institutions and card issuers. Sean is a passionate leader and award-winning program and project management expert. Sean obtained his degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and his MBA from the University of Arizona, Eller Graduate School of Management. Sean speaks three languages and enjoys experiencing life by playing sports, coaching, traveling and continuous learning.