Meet Sean


Sean McIntosh is a former Navy SEAL and the founder of Foothold Labs.  He has been a serial entrepreneur in Kansas City since leaving the active duty Navy in 2013.  He spent 14 years as both an enlisted Navy SEAL and SEAL officer.  Sean completed five combat deployments and was hand selected for several high-visibility assignments during his career.

Sean has been recognized as one of the technology industry leaders in Kansas City by the Techweek KC Technology Conference, the Kansas City Business Journal, and the Top Gun KC 40 Under 40 publication.  He is frequently asked to speak as a leading veteran small business owner and emerging defense technology expert.

Sean attended the University of Kansas from 2005-2007 as part of the elite Seaman-To-Admiral enlisted commissioning program and graduated with a BS in Political Science and Minor in History.  While in college, he also learned Modern Standard Arabic and taught concealed carry course through his first small business.  Sean and his wife Jessica currently live in Lawrence, KS and have two children.