Green Festival Speakers

Sean O'Leary


Sean O'Leary is tea buyer, art director and photojournalist for Rishi Tea. He began his career in photojournalism at the Stevens Point Journal in Wisconsin and continued his path in the visual arts, receiving his BFA in Communication Design from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD). During his time at MIAD he began working with Rishi Tea as an intern photojournalist. He traveled to many teaproducing origins with Rishi founder, Joshua Kaiser, to document organic and Fair Trade tea projects. For the past five years, Sean has been deeply immersed in tea trade and tea culture through his many trips to Southeast Asia.