Seth Payne is a former member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a practitioner of Soto Zen Buddhism.
In 2008, Seth graduated Magna Cum Laude from Yale University with an M.A. in Religion. At Yale, Seth focused his studies on theological and political ethics as well as Mormon Studies. Seth’s academic interest remains centered on practical ethics and their real-world application and, as a member of the American Academy of Religion, Seth has presented several papers on these topics at regional meetings over the past several years. Seth’s work has also been published in Dialogue and the Catholic Journal of Legal Studies.
Seth currently works in Seattle as a Principal Product Manager in the high-tech software industry. Prior to this, Seth lived and worked in Manhattan developing technology and data solutions for global capital markets.
Seth holds an M.B.A. from New York University and a B.S. in Management from Brigham Young University.