Founding Partner, Level Eight Ventures
Séamus has spent over twenty years building businesses around new technology as an executive, CEO and board member. He was developing distributed object-oriented securities trading systems in the 1990s, big data and AI systems before they were cool, as well as one of the first large-scale enterprise SAS systems. He spent several years in China growing venture and private equity funded businesses. After fifteen years in Silicon Valley, Seamus moved to Ann Arbor as a founding partner of Level Eight Ventures. He is a mentor for TechStars, instructs, helped develop the SAE Connected Vehicle Professional certification program and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He is a board member/investor/adviser to a number of early stage technology companies, including We Predict, Pathware, SpinTech, Cambridge Quantum Computing, Invision AI, Rally and The NEXT Education.