Primary Role
Chief Executive Officer at Swrve
San Francisco

Person Details


Christopher is the Chief Executive Officer of Swrve, Inc. the leading mobile marketing automation platform for apps.

Christopher most recently was Chief Revenue Officer at Urban Airship leading revenue growth for the last to years.

During Christopher's tenure @ Skype he focused on strategy, including the development of partnerships and strategic alliances with other like- minded organizations and the acquisition of companies and technologies for Skype.

Christopher has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, and brings experience in strategy consulting and corporate and business development. Most recently, he was co-founder of Texada Capital.

Prior to Texada, Dean spent three and a half years as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at FaceTime Communications, a leading vendor of security, management and control solutions for instant messaging within the enterprise.

Earlier in his career he was Senior Vice President of Business Development at Epoch Partners, EVP eCommerce Services at, VP of Marketing at Worlds, Inc. and a Senior Consultant at Regis Mckenna, Inc.

He holds a B.A. in Economics from Vassar College and a MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Experience (4)

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    Urban Airship

    Chief Revenue Officer
    Jan 6, 2012
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    Chief Executive Officer
    Jun 16, 2014
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    Chief Strategy Officer
    Jun 14, 2011
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    SVP Business Development & Marketing
    Sep 1, 2003 - Sep 1, 2006

Advisory Roles (1)