Sean Moran is Head of Marketing & Partner Solutions (Ad Sales), Viacom. His purview includes all of ad sales for the Music & Entertainment divison (MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, Spike, Logo) and Kids&Family division (Nickelodeon, CMT, TV Land.) He also oversees Viacom Velocity, the in-house integrated marketing and creative content agency.
Moran has spent the bulk of his career at Viacom, joining the company in 1995 as a sales account executive at MTV. His continuous elevation into leadership roles at Viacom has included leading linear and digital sales and integrated marketing efforts as EVP, Ad Sales, for what was known as MTVN Music & Logo Group (MTV, MTV2, mtvU, VH1, VH1 Classic, and Logo.) He then rose into the position of Executive Vice President (EVP) of Advertising Sales for an expanded portfolio of brands including MTV, VH1, CMT, Spike, Comedy Central, TV Land and Logo. Moran began his sales career in 1991 with Turner Broadcasting's sports group.
A former professional basketball player in the Welsh and Portuguese leagues, Moran has been part of Peace Players International (PPI) since 2006, and served as a Board Member for several years. PPI operates on the simple premise that via the game of basketball, “children who play together can live together.” Since 2001, PPI has launched programs in South African, Israel and the West Bank, Northern Ireland and Cyprus. These programs have positively impacted more than 45,000 children.
Moran also sits on the board of the Fiver Children’s Foundation. The Fiver Children's Foundation is a comprehensive youth development organization that empowers children from underserved communities to develop life skills and to reach their full potential. Fiver's 10 year commitment to each child includes year-round mentoring and counselling programs, a character building residential summer program, and partnerships with schools and community based organizations
Moran lives in New Jersey with his wife and their four sons.