Dean founded VRAINIUM to help leaders build genuine, inclusive teams by bringing advanced technologies for soft skills training to the enterprise. An entrepreneur and former General Manager at Microsoft, with a background in psychology, technology and media, Dean has started and guided multiple teams to ship pioneering, award-winning and market leading products and services used by over a billion people. Dean has earned ten patents and is known for leading effective teams with a focus on innovative solutions for learning and productivity. His passion is helping people and organizations realize their full potential. Dean lives in Seattle with his wife and three children.