Curriculum Vitae

Born in 1981 in Berkeley, California, Sean McMahon is an technician, designer, and artist. He is highly interested in the intersections of art and music with community and technology, creative uses of new media and technology, and using art and music technology to build community. He is also an old-school hip-hop head that enjoys making beats, DJing, painting, and traveling, and loves the community, fellowship and support of Cornerstone Church. Sean is currently pursuing a Cybersecurity MBA degree via the Mission Critical Institute and Concordia University, St. Paul and the associated certifications - CAP, CEH, CISSP.
 

Special Projects and Commissions

2015 - Present - Live Streaming Volunteer, Cornerstone Church San Francisco - live.cornerstonesf.org

2014 - Present - Children's Ministry Volunteer, Cornerstone Church San Francisco

2010 - technology.cca.edu Website CSS/HTML to Drupal Content Conversion Support

2009 - 49th Annual Hearst Journalism Awards Technical Support

2008 - 48th Annual Hearst Journalism Awards Technical Support

2008 - "Our Needs Are Not On Your Ballots" Poster Zine Co-Designer

2007 - 2014 - KWTF 88.1FM Santa Rosa/Bodega Bay Radio Funder/Technical Advisor

2007 - Bay Area Hackmeet Co-Organizer

2007 - Host, "Forest Crunk", Pirate Cat Radio, 87.9FM San Francisco

2007 - Audio/Visual Support for "Shelter: A Squatumentary"

2006 - Audio/Visual Coverage of Presidential Elections, Mexico

2006 - World Social Forum Participant, Caracas, Venezuela

2003 - Free Skool Santa Cruz Support, Santa Cruz, CA

2002 - CELLspace Intern, San Francisco, CA

2001 - Spirit In the Mountains: Idaho Wild, Sierra Institute Participant, Idaho

 
Grants and Awards

2015 - "We Are Accountable to Each Other" Kudos, UC Berkeley Office of the Vice Chancellor of Administration and Finance

2006 - Department Scholarship, Media Studies M.A., New College of California

2006 - "Dumpster Diving & Scrounging" - Selected as a featured podcast on the Public Radio Exchange

 

Education

2018 - (Expected) M.B.A Cybersecurity, Concordia University, St. Paul

2016 - Cybersecurity Risk Management Graduate Certificate, Concordia University, St. Paul

2007 - M.A. Media Studies, New College of California, San Francisco

2003 - B.A. Community Studies, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz

 

Certifications

"Achieving IT Service Excellence", Ouellette & Associates Consulting, Inc. - January 2015

"Bomgar Representative Essentials v13", Bomgar Corporation - May 2014 - May 2017

"EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker v9 Course Attendance", EC-Council - July 2016

"Google Apps Education: GMail Exam", Google - May 2014

"Leadership Development", Willow Creek Association - August 2015

"Wilderness First Responder", NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI) - August 2012 - August 2014

 

Audio Recordings/Productions

2006 - "Verano Mexicano: A Soundscape" - Masters' Thesis Project, New College of California

Selected Exhibitions

2008 - "Special Delivery" - Triple2Seven Gallery, Oakland, CA

2008 - Lemondrop Cafe, Oakland, CA

2006 - Eclecticism, Oakland, CA

 

Published Works

2006-2007 - Faultines - A Project of the Bay Area Indymedia Collective

2006 - Co-Founder - The New College Clarion - New College of California's Student-Run Newspaper

2003 - Authors Anonymous - UC Santa Cruz Student Publication

2002 - Chinquapin

Affiliations

Audio Engineer's SocietyCalifornia College of the Arts, Cornerstone Church San Francisco, Faultines, KWTFNew College of California, Sierra Club, UC BerkeleyUC Santa Cruz, Youth Radio