Sean Stapleton Joins Northwood University as Featured Professor
Jan 23, 2023
Eden Prairie, MN—Dealer Teamwork, a leading provider of digital marketing SaaS products and services for the automotive industry, is pleased to announce CEO and Co-Founder, Sean Stapleton, has joined the Spring 2023 semester as a professor at Northwood University.
Renowned for developing generations of successful professionals in automotive, Sean is invited to share his expertise with students enrolled in the Automotive Marketing and Management Academic Program at Norwood University. Each course is led by industry experts with real-world automotive experience. As part of the university family, Stapleton is aligned with its goal of sharing his talent, connections, and ideas both inside and outside the classroom to help further the advancement of automotive.
“I’m honored to be a part of this prestigious academic program to share my experience in the automotive digital marketing space,” Sean stated. “It’s exciting to introduce the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs to the ever-evolving future of our industry, and I’m inspired by the caliber of talent in my class.
Northwood University curriculum includes a study of current trends in technology available to dealers, and students are given the opportunity to engage with business leaders at the annual NADA Conference.
Sean will also be attending the upcoming 2023 NADA Show in Dallas, January 25th-29th. Please visit https://www.dealerteamwork.com/events/nada to schedule an appointment with him at the Dealer Teamwork Booth #4304.
Sean Stapleton entered the automotive software industry as co-founder of IMS to acquisition by Who’s Calling, where he continued as Vice President of National Accounts and Vice President of Automotive Sales, defining market expectations for the emerging Call Measurement and Monitoring industry before co-founding Visible Customer. Joining VinSolutions as the Executive Vice President of Sales in 2010. He was later named Chief Sales Officer and appointed to the board where he led the company to the 678% overall market growth that earned ranking in the Inc. 500|5000 fastest growing companies in four consecutive years. After a successful acquisition by AutoTrader, now a Cox Automotive™ brand, in 2011, Sean continued as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for VinSolutions through 2015. Sean began Dealer Teamwork in 2016 to continue his mission of providing automotive dealers with superior digital marketing as CEO and Co-Founder.
A highly regarded sales leader, author, speaker, and mentor, Sean Stapleton is also a major fundraiser for Merrick Inc, who’s work empowers adults with disabilities through vocational and social opportunities. Sean resides in Minneapolis, MN, with his wife and three children.
About Dealer Teamwork
Dealer Teamwork provides automotive clients with superior digital marketing results by combining the scale and efficiency of a leading SaaS technology company with the strategic insights, proven best practices, and highest levels of customer support found in a world-class marketing agency.
Dealer Teamwork is recognized as a 2022 Google Premier Partner, standing among the top 3% of Google Partners in the United States. Dealer Teamwork is a certified digital provider for 12 OEM programs, many of the most successful automotive dealerships and groups, and an exclusive Affinity Partner of the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA).