Sean Hinton


Founder and CEO

Vancouver, British Columbia CA


Sean Hinton, Founder and CEO of SkyHive, is an experienced global business leader with an MBA from Queen’s University. Sean possesses substantial expertise in labour market economics and is considered a thought leader on the future of work and learning. Sean has been invited to speak at a wide range of events including the Singularity University Global Summit, Hacking HR, IMPACT AI, as well as on the Global News. With the mission of combating poverty and unemployment through the use of exponential technology, Sean strives to set a positive example for other entrepreneurs that a successful business can be built in a way that truly helps people. Prior to founding SkyHive, Sean's career was devoted to global business. He spent 17 years living and working across the world in a variety of consulting and senior management roles before becoming the President of one of British Columbia's largest exporters, employing more than 500 people across 23 offices around the world.



  • Executive Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Development & Partnerships

SkyHive is an AI-powered workforce development technology that maximizes people potential and empowers companies to thrive in the future of work. It objectively extracts the skills of an organization’s human capital, and applies machine learning to find correlations that maximize the efficiency in the development and deployment of its workforce. SkyHive provides companies with deep knowledge of organizational skillsets, skills gaps, and accurate predictions of future workforce requirements, resulting in a drastic compression of the time spent acquiring and assigning human capital and highly engaged, innovative teams. Established in 2016 with the mission of tackling global poverty and unemployment, SkyHive aims to utilize its exponential technologies to facilitate labour market transformation, upskilling, and lifelong learning; ultimately fostering a stronger, more prepared, and more confident workforce to welcome a brighter tomorrow.


  • Computer Software

Area of Focus

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Workforce Development
  • Talent Retention

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