Senior Lead Technologist, Booz Allen Hamilton
Sean Weppner, ’08, ’10, a UB dual-degree holder, earned his BA in Mathematics in 2008 and his BS in Computer Science in 2010.
He joined Booz Allen Hamilton in March 2014, where he currently serves as Senior Lead Technologist. Booz Allen Hamilton is a Fortune 500 company that has been at the forefront of strategy and technology consulting for more than 100 years. Over the last two years, Sean's focus has been threefold, including work with members of the Intelligence Community, work within the business side of Booz Allen, and also work on some revolutionary sports technologies at the firm. A member of the core team responsible for building out BAH’s commercial sports data science and analytics portfolio, Sean has developed groundbreaking software and algorithms that have led to pioneering technology in the realm of sports analytics and predictive play calling. His expertise in designing and implementing enterprise systems and products has caught the attention of some high-profile clients, not the least of which include teams from each the MLB, NFL, NBA, and NHL, in addition to collegiate teams in the NCAA. His “BlitzD” app garnered much attention at the last MIT Sports Analytics Conference, and was featured on Boston.com.
Sean is also the leader of his firm’s new internship and coop program, where he is responsible for the vision and execution of entrepreneurial aspects of program. He leads 90+ interns in the firm’s internal incubator program, and due to his success in leading this program, it will be rolled out to entire company next year.
Sean regularly participates in mentoring (both virtual and in-person) and resume critiquing at UB. He was recently appointed chair of UB Engineering’s new Young Alumni Advisory Board and also serves as our young alumni representative on the Dean’s Advisory Council.
Prior to joining Booz Allen Hamilton, Weppner worked at Proteus as a product manager. While earning his BS, Weppner conducted research in UML representation, java semantics and syntax, parallel processing, and algorithms.