Sean Hakes

Sean Hakes


For over 18 years, Sean Hakes has been a noteworthy thought leader in the digital marketing space. Sean served as Founder & CEO for Denver-based JEMSU (formally Denver SEO, Inc), before successfully exiting in 2011. Years later, Sean created Altitude Agency, the leading Search Engine Optimization, and Online Reputation Management Firm before merging it with Nuclear Networking on Aug 1, 2020. 

With over 18 years of professional experience, Sean has led the online marketing efforts for some of today’s largest brands online, including Lending Tree (formally, Home Advisor (formally Service Magic, Inc),, NuLeaf Naturals, Securitas, Chipolte Mexican Grill, and others. 

As the Chief Marketing Officer for Nuclear Networking, Sean oversees all marketing, sales, and product offerings under the Nuclear family. Additionally, Sean provides SEO support for enterprise SEO and enterprise ORM clients.


  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Online Reputation Management
  • Crisis PR Management 
  • Product Development 

Sean currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Castle Rock Police Officers Foundation. He is the Executive Director for the Local Business Alliance, coaching small businesses for accelerated growth. 

Sean holds his private pilot’s certificate and enjoys jumping in a plane and flying around beautiful Colorado. Additionally, Sean and his family of 4 live a semi-nomadic life and enjoy traveling around America in their 43′ 5th wheel camper and sharing their experiences on their Facebook page, Open Road RVing.

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