Dean is the Chief Technology Officer of annalect. AS CTO, Dean has fostered a culture of learning and creating that stems from his creative technologist background. Before this post, he led creative technology for Organic, an award winning digital creative agency within Omnicom. Prior to that, he was a business and technology consultant for Sapient, leading accounts in the mid-Atlantic region, running technology for Sapient Washington DC, and developing interactive marketing systems and solutions for companies across the spectrum of business challenges. Dean grew up in New Zealand and his background includes computer animation for movies & television, enterprise systems development, data warehousing, health care, financial services, government, product marketing, and telecommunications.