Dean DeBiase

Reboot & Startup Partners

Dean DeBiase

Reboot & Startup Partners

Biography

Silicon Valley veteran and global business leader, Dean DeBiase has been an operating executive of public corporations and CEO of Fortune 500 subsidiaries, across diverse industries. Dean has built and rebooted global organizations through international expansion, turnaround, roll-up, spin-out, divestiture, M&A, IPO and exit phases. At Reboot and Startup Partners, Dean helps enables global organizations seize the entrepreneurial-movement through the Dancing with Startups program, and also emerging growth companies disrupt, scale, grow and exit faster.  Dean is a Board Leadership Fellow at the National Association of Corporate Directors, Kellogg/Northwester Fellow and Faculty member, media guest on CNBC, NBC, FOX, CNN, & ABC, co-author of the best-selling book The Big Moo, and a founding board member at @1871Chicago.

Silicon Valley veteran and global business leader, Dean DeBiase has been an operating executive of public corporations and CEO of Fortune 500 subsidiaries, across diverse industries, including FedEx (FDX), AT&T (T), AOL (VZ), WPP (WPP.L), Western Union (WU), Anixter (AXE), Arris (ARRS) and LG Electronics (LGLD). Serving in chief executive, director and Chairman roles, Dean has built and rebooted global organizations through international expansion, turnaround, roll-up, spin-out, divestiture, M&A, IPO and exit phases, including: ÄKTA – acquired by Salesforce (CRM), Autoweb (AWEB) – acquired by Autobytel (ABTL), Donlen – acquired by Hertz (HTZ), Extelligence Learning (LRNS) – acquired by Sterling Investment Partners, Centerpost – acquired by West Corporation (WSTC), Akoo – acquired by RMG Networks (RMGN), Imagination Network (T) and AOL (VZ).

At Reboot and Startup Partners, Dean helps enables global organizations seize the entrepreneurial-movement through the Dancing with Startups program, and also emerging growth companies disrupt, scale, grow and exit faster.  Dean is a Board Leadership Fellow at the National Association of Corporate Directors, Kellogg/Northwester Fellow and Faculty member, media guest on CNBC, NBC, FOX, CNN, & ABC, co-author of the best-selling book The Big Moo, and a founding board member at @1871Chicago. Connect with him at @DeanDeBiase and Linkedin.com/in/FollowDean/