Dean has been working in the Financial Services industry for the past 12 years. He is working at the intersection of business, technology, and innovation. He is a Digital Transformation and Innovation Leader and Blockchain evangelist.
Dean believes that the only sustainable way into the future is to have an integrated approach between business strategy, creativity, and technology!
Dean is also a speaker and blogger on blockchain innovation and often participates in industry conferences and specialist panels. His main interest lies in the application of the blockchain technology in transforming business models. He is part of the vibrant London and Paris Fintech and Blockchain scene (a member of FinTech London Tech Advocates and a mentor at Level39 – Europe’s largest technology accelerator.)
Dean earned his MA in Applied Imagination in Creative Industries from the Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London – which enriched and broadened his engineering background immensely. He is the author of “Rolling Concepts in Design Thinking”, a method which triggers creative thinking and increases the scope of generated solutions in Design Thinking and Innovation. He is also a co-author of WelthTECH book – ‘How Blockchain drives innovation in Asset Management’.