Dean is a business focused transformational leader who creates value and solves business challenges with the effective and efficient use of technology and organizational change across complex enterprises. He has experience at Board level, and able to liaise across an entire organization with a focus on formulating strategy and gaining approval for ideas using an understandable approach. Dean has 25+ years in all areas of business combined with the management skills gained during operational and leadership roles has placed him in the unique position that he can quickly grasp business challenges, requirements, and opportunities.
As Vice President of Global Application Services Dean is responsible for leading and managing the on-going strategic direction, design, development and support of DRiV's global business application platforms to ensure predicable, reliable, and continuously improving business operations and capabilities. The position has a direct bearing on short- and long-term IT investments supporting all businesses and functions and has a substantial influence on global IT systems strategy and tactics.
Dean is based at DRiV’s Headquarters in Lake Forest, IL. Prior to joining DRiV in 2010 he worked with Meijer, Smiths Group, CSC, KPMG and General Electric. Dean earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business and finance from Manchester University. He and his family live in Naperville, IL.