Sean Young

Sean Young

Story Director

As Story Director, Sean brings over 17 years working as a writer, video editor, designer, and creative director in a broad range of national and international industries to Drake Cooper.

Sean began his career at EURO RSCG/DSW Partners working on a broad range of global accounts such as Intel, Minolta, Macromedia, Infocus, Iomega, Ask Jeeves, Telocity, iPIX, Xircom, Brocade, and Adaptec. As a creative director, Sean spent five years developing strategic and effective creative in the food and beverage category, and handling regional clients under Dean Foods, the nation’s largest dairy corporation. After a six-month sabbatical in 2008 studying and practicing Tibetan Buddhism, Sean joined Drake Cooper as a Senior Writer.

Sean is also authorized Lama and Dharma Teacher and holds an advanced degree of Vajra Yoga Practitioner in the Dzogchen Lineage of Buddhism. Sean has studied with his root teacher His Eminence Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche for over 15 years and has directly assisted Rinpoche with the first three editions of the Buddhist book, The Buddha Path. Sean has also graduated from five Dzogchen Lineage Internships along with many seasonal retreats beginning with the first US 10-day retreat led by Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche in 2000, near Fruitland, Utah. Sean has also served on the Board of Directors for the Dzogchen Shri Singha Foundation since 2005, and is currently serving as the President.