Sean Dee is executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Outrigger® Enterprises Group, responsible for developing and deploying global marketing and brand strategies. Working closely with the company’s Hawai‘i and Asia-Pacific regions to address market-specific sales and marketing needs, the position drives integration, collaboration and consistency across the entire Outrigger global portfolio
Mr. Dee joined Outrigger from Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) Worldwide, where he was executive vice president and chief marketing officer and, subsequently, president of global branding. As such, he led the branding and development of L.A. LIVE, the sports and entertainment district that surrounds the STAPLES Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, and also directed the JW Marriott and The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and The Ritz-Carlton Residences properties in collaboration with asset management company Pyramid Hotel Group.
Prior to AEG, Mr. Dee was chief marketing officer for Hard Rock International, Inc., where he directed the company’s worldwide sales and marketing initiatives for its global portfolio of restaurants, hotels, casinos and live venues, with an emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. His expertise in digital marketing and traditional media was honed early in his career as both global marketing director–digital and vice president, brand marketing at Levi Strauss & Company.
Mr. Dee began his career as a media and account executive for the advertising agency Foote, Cone & Belding San Francisco. He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Stanford University.
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