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GrowthHackers CEO & Author of Hacking Growth

Sean Ellis

Sean Ellis, founder and CEO of GrowthHackers, is a leading authority on growth hacking. He coined the term “Growth Hacking” to describe the sustainable growth approach used by hyper-growth companies like Facebook, Airbnb and Amazon.

Sean Ellis, founder and CEO of GrowthHackers, is a leading authority on growth hacking. He coined the term “Growth Hacking” to describe the process used by agile growth organizations. He has been published in Forbes and the Wall Street Journal and is the author of Hacking Growth: How Today’s Fastest Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success, Crown Business April 2017.

He has directly led growth at Dropbox, LogMeIn, Lookout, and Eventbrite and has also provided coaching and workshops to some of the world’s fastest growing companies. Sean and his team at GrowthHackers built the world’s largest community of growth professionals, and provide services and software to help your transformation into an agile growth organization.

Sean's Appearances

Sean's Recent Blog Posts

The Hardest Part About Jumpstarting Growth

The Hardest Part About Jumpstarting Growth

Growth experts experience a painful reality check when they try to implement cross-functional growth programs in their own companies. A deep understanding of growth theory is not enough.

What is a North Star Metric?

What is a North Star Metric?

The North Star Metric is the single metric that best captures the core value that your product delivers to customers. Optimizing your efforts to grow this metric is key to driving sustainable growth across your full customer base.

CEOs — Don’t Abdicate Responsibility for Driving Growth

CEOs — Don’t Abdicate Responsibility for Driving Growth

When it comes to driving growth many CEOs believe they can and should abdicate the responsibility to a “professional.” Nothing could be further from the truth.

Hacking Growth

Hacking Growth

Sean Ellis is the author of Hacking Growth, an accessible and practical playbook that teams and companies in all industries can use to increase their customer base and market share. This book walks readers through the process of creating and executing their own custom-made growth hacking strategy.

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