Sean O’Connor

Bold Challenges Project Manager


Office of the Vice President for Research
1109 Geddes Ave., 1300 Ruthven Building
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1079





Sean O’Connor is a part of the Bold Challenges team that is working to support large-scale interdisciplinary research at the University of Michigan aimed at addressing significant societal challenges. He has a background in financial services and pharmaceutical consulting. 

His previous work supported research using validated patient-reported outcomes to measure the burden of disease across several therapeutic areas. From the University of Massachusetts, Sean earned his Master of Business Administration in Management, Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. In his spare time he competes in triathlons, loves to cook, and is a highpointer (aiming to hike the highpoint in each of the contiguous US states).