Responsible for overall vision and strategy of the Excel4apps Oracle EBS product suite, Dean brings more than 25 years of experience in software solutions development, sales, marketing, support and management of commercial software applications. Prior to his current role at Excel4apps, Dean launched the company’s European Office and as Managing Director – U.K & Europe, he developed substantial year-on-year growth and brought in many awards for Excel4apps.
Prior to Excel4apps, Dean was Vice President, Products & Special Projects, at The GL Company (now InsightSoftware.com), where he developed the first out-of-the-box real-time inquiry solution for JD Edwards. Dean’s talents were instrumental in transforming The GL Company’s profitability with development of the GL Inquiry Suite. Prior to this position, he was Consolidation Reporting Product Manager for Walker Financials (Walker Interactive Inc.).
In earlier parts of his career, Dean was one of the first Microsoft Certified Solution Developers in the world and has developed and managed numerous time-saving software solutions. He obtained a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Computer Science from the University of Teesside, which was awarded the Centre of Excellence for Computing, where his work in Genetic Algorithms lives on today.
Dean has a passion for cars, enjoys his x-bike and insanity workout classes, and has recently taken up road-running after entering his first relay marathon in Pittsburgh, Pa.