Sean King joined Park Strategies, a business advisory firm managed by former U.S. Senator Alfonse D'Amato, in 2006. He is leading the firm’s push into Asia, dividing his time between the firm's offices in New York and Taipei.
Before joining Park Strategies, Mr. King spent five years at the United States Department of Commerce, where he served as Senior Advisor for Asia in the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service (USFCS). While at Commerce, he headed up all domestic USFCS outreach on U.S. exports to mainland China. Before joining Commerce, Mr. King was based in Singapore for both PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Citibank. From 1999-2001, his consulting engagements at PwC included, among others, creating an export finance blueprint for a Southeast Asian government and launching a credit card in Thailand. Mr. King also worked for the New York State Department of Economic Development, on whose behalf he led a February 1997 trade mission to Taiwan.
Mr. King makes regular public speaking appearances, and is a frequent guest on CNBC-Asia. He’s also repeatedly appeared on Bloomberg TV and Japan's NHK. His opinions and quotes, since joining Park Strategies, have appeared in, among others, the Christian Science Monitor, Asia Times Online, Korea Herald, Singapore Straits Times, New York Times, Notre Dame Business, South China Morning Post, USA Today, and the Weekly Standard.
Mr. King has an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and an undergraduate degree from the American University in Washington, D.C. He is fluent in Swedish. As part of his MBA, Mr. King did a summer internship for Citibank in Taipei.