About The Speaker
Adam Sheehan is the Director of Events for Crunchyroll, the world’s most popular anime brand with more than 70 million registered users and over three million subscribers. In this role, he is responsible for working with the Crunchyroll events teams on strategy, planning, and execution for more than 20 domestic events and Crunchyroll’s yearly flagship convention Crunchyroll Expo, which he helped found. Adam has been a fixture in and around the anime industry for over 20 years and been a fan of anime since he was 3 years old. He has experience across the business of anime including brand management and digital marketing, with a primary focus on events and conventions. Prior to joining Crunchyroll, Adam spent over 10 years at Funimation Entertainment where he helped build their conventions and events presence from the ground up during times when the US anime market was both booming and struggling. Before joining Funimation, Adam worked for Score Entertainment where he spent a good amount of time traveling around the country in a Dragon Ball Z hummer. Adam founded a startup marketing firm while in college for the sole purpose of promoting local anime conventions.