|University Texas at Dallas, B.S.||1998|
Founder and president of Fanbump, the mobile digital autograph revolution app. Fanbump is an Elettro Interactive production.
After working at Disney Pictures digital marketing, Dean began the Interactive division of Elettro in early 2007. He has produced contests every business quarter since early 2007, giving away over $200,000 in prizes and over 100,000,000 images rated on the PhotoVotingContest.com platform. This experience has created a contest strategdy and production expert. This is where the valuable knowledge exists regarding how to run promotions in todays vast world of new technology.
A five minute conversation is all it takes to get the sense that Dean is a leader of knowing the in’s and out’s of running a promotion that coordinates contests, sweeps, online, mobile, Facebook, on-air, at event, and specializes in strategies for intelligent, scalable crowd growth and crowd sourcing.
Dean has produced an extensive amount of marketing project wide ranging from Webby Award winning moible alert system for Morgans Hotel Group, multi-year producer for exclusive live red carpet show at IFC Spirit Awards website including producing a broadcast in HD live online via on location remote satelite truck. He has produced multiple TV networks ‘up fronts’ sites, major tv network corporate communications web production, and many broken highest day/month of web traffic projects later. Dean has a B.S. in Business Administration from University of Texas at Dallas.
All of these experiences have help shape this concept to make this the most commonly used app for fans and stars. He understands this eco-system from all the sides of the business, as a fan, working directly with stars in all different forms of star/fan moments, and working with the marketing and ad sales divisions of multiple TV networks, feature film houses and major labels.