Randy Dean

Randy Dean is VP of Corporate Development and Strategy at Sentient, where he provides business management of key product areas and is responsible for evaluating growth opportunities for the company.

For over 25 years, Randy has focused on pioneering market-changing services and technologies at both public and private companies. Career highlights include serving as CEO of Digital Post Australia, an international joint venture focused on transforming postal mail for the digital age, as VP/GM of Daily Deals at LivingSocial, a daily deals company, as VP of Consumer Media and e-Commerce for the Active Network, a registration services and healthy lifestyle-focused media company, and a variety of roles during his 11 years at America Online where he created some of the world’s first online content and services including the world’s first online, multi-player Dungeons and Dragons game, founded the AOL Sports Channel and established and managed AOL’s first advertising systems and ad operations organization.

Randy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also has a professional culinary degree.