Sean Frank founded Cloud Equity Group in 2013 to specialize in both disciplined and innovative hosting-based investment opportunities across a broad spectrum of ownership and lending opportunities. Most notably, Sean is the first manager of dividend focused investment vehicles in the web and cloud hosting sectors. He acts as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer for all investment decisions across the firm.
Prior to founding Cloud Equity Group, Mr. Frank was the CEO of XE Technology Solutions, a well-established and reputable web hosting and cloud-based provider. Like many started the company from his living room and built it up to an international conglomerate providing web hosting, game server hosting, web design, and outsourced support services to subscribers worldwide. As a strategy operator, Mr. Frank gained extensive experience with inorganic growth opportunities through mergers and acquisitions. In his role as CEO, he successfully executed and integrated over a dozen transactions, both horizontal and vertical.
Mr. Frank has had public speaking engagements as an industry expert at Harvard University, the University of Chicago, the Alternative Asset Summit, the Alternative Investment Summit, and more. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, McKelvey Entrepreneurial Scholar, and holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh.