Steven J. Sheehan

Executive Director – Business Development, Sales and Marketing


Prior to joining WRDS in late 2017, Steve led the sales and marketing efforts at the Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP) at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. During his 10 year term at CRSP, CRSP grew from $12M to nearly $40M in annual licensing revenue. Subscribers to CRSP’s historical database grew to nearly 500 leading academic institutions in 35 countries. CRSP’s investable index initiative was launched during his tenure and invested assets linked to those indexes now total over $1.2 trillion. Before joining CRSP, Steve spent 10 years at Wolters Kluwer managing a portfolio of data, research and software products designed for practitioners in highly regulated industries.