|Michigan State University, B.A. Political Science and Telecommunications||1978|
|Michigan State University, M.A. Telecommunications Business||1979|
|Stanford University, Advanced Management Degree||1989|
Dean A. Gilbert is the Advisor at YouTube.
He recently joined Redpoint Ventures as a Venture Partner focused on making investments in digital media and all things video. He also serves as a senior advisor to YouTube, where he recently served as VP, Global Head of Content and Operations and led the effort to restructure YouTube into a global platform for new channel creators. During his five years as a product VP at Google, Gilbert also built the team that later became known as Google TV and recently released Chromecast. He is former Managing Partner for Sandalwood Investments, an independent private investment firm. In this capacity, he served on the board or as an advisor to several start-up companies in media and technology.
Gilbert is former EVP, General Manager for @Home Network and former CEO of @Home Solutions. As founding GM of @Home, Gilbert held P & L responsibility for the consumer services division and played a leadership role in building the business from its first subscriber to more than 2.5 million subscribers. He also led the effort to develop partnerships with 23 cable operators worldwide and served on the road show team that successfully completed two public offerings of @Home shares.
Gilbert has extensive executive management experience in digital media, programming, broadband services and Internet based platforms. Prior to @Home, he was President and CEO of Positive Communications, Inc. an independent provider of wireless products and services. During his years in the cable television industry, Gilbert was EVP, Group Operations at KBLCOM, Inc., where he was as a key player in the acquisition of Rogers Cable U.S. and led several operating divisions, including oversight of the media investment subsidiary. Prior to KBLCOM, Gilbert held various executive level marketing and management positions with Time Warner, TCI/KnightRidder, and Continental Cablevision.
Gilbert holds a B.A. and M.A. degrees from Michigan State University.
He is a Graduate of Stanford University’s Executive Management Program.
|Tubular Labs||12/2012||Series A||$2.5M||11|