Dennis is a consumer internet and software Product Management Leader, with extensive startup and Fortune 500 experience including Apple and Adobe.
Dennis was part of the original PowerPoint team prior to its acquisition by Microsoft, then took the reigns of the FileMaker product and was instrumental in it’s acquisition by Claris.
In 8 years at Apple, Dennis managed the FileMaker business, and also oversaw M&A activity, technology licensing, and spearheaded the company’s early internet strategy. Later, Dennis became Director of Consumer Products and online services at Adobe, and also served as Director of Adobe Ventures, managing investments including Shutterfly (NASDAQ:SFLY), TuVox (acquired by West Interactive), Digital Fountain (acquired by Qualcomm), Biz360 (acquired by Attensity), Kinecta (acquired by Stellent), Kontiki (acquired by Verisign), and PictureIQ (acquired by Eastman Kodak).
Dennis was Vice-President of Product Management and Marketing at SellPoint Inc., a venture-backed e-commerce video startup, and most recently became VP Product at Ongo, a personal online news service backed by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Gannett.