|Residence||Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.|
|Other names||Sean Yazbeck|
|Education||BA (Hons) First Class, Solent University, England|
Sean Yazbeck is a British businessman.  He is the winner of the fifth season (2006) of Donald Trump's reality show, The Apprentice.  He is the recipient of the 2014 'British Entrepreneur of The Year Award' from the British Government's, Department for International Trade (previously UKTI). He is the Founder and CEO of an Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Company in America.  He is the benefactor of 'The Sean Yazbeck Centre for Digital Innovation' at Solent University, a learning centre for BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in media, software and business. 
Yazbeck has business interests in technology, digital advertising and real-estate. He worked with Donald Trump to build the $500 million, five-star hotel, Trump SoHo in New York City. He also worked with the Trump Organization to found the technology services company, Wavsys. As of 2014, Wavsys is an 'Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Company in America', with over $100 million per annum in revenue and employing more than 500 employees. He owns the Industry 4.0 field services digitalization software platform, Scopeworker. On May 22, 2018, The Wall Street Journal reported that Scopeworker signed a multi-billion dollar deal with the Sprint Corporation to automate the procure-manage-pay of supplier services for their 5G network deployment. Yazbeck also owns the digital advertising firm, Admazing  In a 2015 interview with Fortune Magazine, Yazbeck said his business successes were due in part to Donald Trump's mentoring, saying, "I learnt a lot of things from Mr. Trump [including] do something you love and do something you know."
Yazbeck was born in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England. He attended William Ellis School in Highgate, London. He graduated from Solent University in Southampton, England with a First Class Honors Degree. He later received an Honorary Doctorate (PhD h.c.) of Business from Solent University where he is also a visiting lecturer.  He is the benefactor of The Sean Yazbeck Centre for Digital Innovation at Solent University, a learning centre for BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in media, software and business. He opened the centre with Solent University's Chairman Theo Paphitis in July 2019.  He was awarded the EB-1 visa green card for "persons of extraordinary ability". He lives in Miami Beach, Florida. He plays polo for the Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington, Florida and is a member of the Miami chapter of The Young Presidents' Organization (YPO), a global network of young chief executives. In 2008, in reference to his charity work with "Voices for Children", the Governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear, bestowed the honorary title of Kentucky Colonel on Yazbeck, "in recognition of noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding service to the nation." In 2006, the then Mayor of Miami-Dade County, Florida, Carlos Álvarez (mayor), proclaimed June 20 as “Sean Yazbeck Day” in Miami-Dade County. Yazbeck is a patron of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the New World Symphony (orchestra) and the Pérez Art Museum Miami. In 2014, Haute Living named Yazbeck "one of Miami’s most eligible bachelors".
The Apprentice Season 5
Yazbeck and Piers Morgan are the only non-Americans to have won Donald Trump's The Apprentice. Both are British. Yazbeck was selected to appear on The Apprentice because he had been awarded the EB-1 visa green card for "persons of extraordinary ability". He won more tasks than any other Apprentice candidate and remained unbeaten as Project Manager over the 18-weeks. He was chosen by Donald Trump to be the next apprentice during the show's live finale in Los Angeles. According to Trump, Yazbeck overwhelmingly won the national vote, the first ever conducted for an Apprentice finale. In the final task, Yazbeck was chosen to oversee a Barenaked Ladies charity concert, sponsored by Pontiac, to benefit the World Wildlife Fund. For winning the final task and being hired as Trump's Apprentice, Yazbeck chose to oversee the Trump SoHo project, with a one-year contract exceeding $250,000. He was also given a new Pontiac G6 hardtop convertible, mirroring Kendra Todd's reward of a Pontiac Solstice. Yazbeck returned as a boardroom judge on The Apprentice 6 (2007), and hosted his own show, Reality Trailblazers, on the TV Guide Channel. He also appeared on Miss Universe (as a judge), Live with Regis and Kelly, MTV Video Music Awards, 1 vs. 100, Soap Talk, Identity and MTV's From G's to Gents.
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