Dean heads a dynamic team at ATEED that facilitates foreign direct investment into Auckland and supports new businesses setting up operations in the city. He has strong experience in international business and management.
Dean recently joined ATEED from a private sector career, including several executive positions at IBM, most recently as the General Manager of the company’s high performing Systems Hardware Group. He has worked for IBM in Japan, United States and New Zealand, and has also held senior management roles at OfficeMax, Telecom and Tru-Test Group.
Dean holds a Masters of Business Administration in General Management from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, and a Bachelor of Science in Operations Research from the University of Canterbury.