Joseph Sheahan

Joseph Sheahan

Cofounder & CEO
Savvo Digital Sommelier Solutions
Chicago

Introduction

Entrepreneur in the digital wine and craft beer space. Strong background in operations, financial modeling, retail, food & bev and health care.

I'm up for

Collaborating on projects
Discussing growth strategies
Feedback on my startup
General networking
Meeting other founders
Mentoring
Sharing ideas
Volunteering

Interests

Founding startups
Lean startups
Sales/Biz Dev

Expertise

Business Development
Account Development Intermediate
Customer Relationship Management Intermediate
Enterprise Sales Intermediate
Sales Strategy Intermediate
Strategic Partnerships Intermediate
Business strategy
Lean methodology
Operations
Startups
Team Building

Companies

2012 - 2013
Finance & Operations Manager
2012 - current
Cofounder & CEO
2011 - 2012
NovoView Diagnostics
Cofounder & CFO
2006 - 2011
RA Sushi
General Manager

my activity

“ CHICAGO, IL (June, 2015) – Discovering your new favorite beer is about to get a whole lot easier.  Savvo Digital Sommelier Solutions™(“Savvo”) announces the release of the BeerMapper™ app for the iPhone. Previously only available for the iP... ”
Joseph posted a new job: CTO / Sr. Engineer
“ savvo Stuff:Did you ever stand in front of a sea of bottles in the wine aisle and wonder “what to get”?  Well the overwhelming majority of people, even avid wine drinkers, experience the same problem!  Our aim is to disrupt the way people b... ”
Joseph posted a new job: Developer
“ savvo Stuff:Did you ever stand in front of a sea of bottles in the wine aisle and wonder “what to get”?  Well the overwhelming majority of people, even avid wine drinkers, experience the same problem!  Our aim is to disrupt the way people b... ”
Joseph Sheahan has a new connection.
Joseph Sheahan has a new connection.
Joseph Sheahan has a new connection.
Joseph Sheahan has a new connection.

recent blog posts

Joseph Sheahan
CHICAGO, IL (June, 2015) – Discovering your new favorite beer is about to get a whole lot easier.  
06/04/2015
VIEWS: 32
Joseph Sheahan
We joined the 2012 Chicago Lean Startup Challenge because we thought it would help us to execute our brilliant idea – an online wine education platform.  The original idea started when we noticed the gap between people’s love of wine and their knowledge of it.  We decided to create a fun...
Joseph Sheahan
Here is our (Wine Shepherds) video showing our learning throughout the 2012 Lean Startup Challenge.  It was quite a journey and I am thankful for it.  Thank you for everyone who has helped along the way (especially Dominic Blank and our amazing advisors), and those who have suffered...

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