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I’m Dean.

A Global Brand and Marketing specialist.

I make brands more powerful and businesses more valuable using a unique blend of strategy, creativity, data, tech and AI.

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I’m Dean.

A Global Brand and Marketing specialist.

I make brands more powerful and businesses more valuable using a unique blend of strategy, creativity, data, tech and AI.

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For over 20 years I’ve worked with businesses and brands of all industries, categories, sizes, and maturity. 

I helped a US company get acquired in 2021. An African start-up go from a couple hundred dollars in debt to a multi-million dollar valuation. And a multinational corporation get listed in the 2022 Inc. 5000 Honourees as one of the fastest growing private businesses on the planet. 

In 2022, I led the first-ever globally synchronized brand campaign for the world’s second largest appliance maker. 

I’ve consulted for various clients, including a Nasdaq-listed enterprise with a portfolio of brands focussed on lifestyle and next generation wellness.

Recently, I helped launch an e-mobility education enterprise.

I’ve travelled extensively, lived in Africa and Europe, and spent significant time in North America.

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Executive Management
I’ve successfully failed at owning a business manufacturing products (lessons in logistics). I’ve been managing partner and shareholder in an international marketing agency (lessons in people). Recently I co-launched an e-mobility education enterprise, as a shareholder.

Brand & Marketing
I’ve grown brands and launched marketing campaigns globally, managing stakeholders, teams and agencies – working cross-functionally, ensuring global-to-local adaptability, and developing brand partnerships.

Public Speaking
From interactive workshop design and moderation in real life or online, to public speaking, live streaming, pitch decks and presentations.

SERVICES

I specialize in what businesses need to succeed

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Strategy

Add more value to your start-up, SME, or large corporate – regardless of your industry, maturity, B2C or B2B.

  • Scale and growth strategies
  • Improve your product or platform
  • Unlock revenue opportunities

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Brand

Guard against economic downturn by elevating your brand at every step of your customer’s journey.

  • 10x your value drivers
  • Strengthen your market position

  • Enhance company performance

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Marcoms

Drive greater in and out of market customer acquisition (growth) and existing customer loyalty (retention).

  • Optimise channels and content
  • Tailor your CX
  • Measure for short and long term success

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Data and Insights

Power more strategic and effective decisions with best-fit customers, trends, insights and data analysis.

  • Access local and global data
  • Improve product-market fit
  • Optimise your media mix modelling

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Global Brand & Marketing Experience

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Click on a logo below to see more brands I've helped grow

Click on a logo below to see more brands I've helped grow

Testimonials

Incredible collaborators

AWARDS

Recognition

1. One Show
2. Eurobest
3. Shots
4. Cannes Lions
5. American Advertising Awards
6. DMA Echo Award
7. Loeries Award
8. Apex Award
9. Assegai Award
10. MMA Smarties Award
11. Creative Circle Award
12. World Tourism Award
13. Muse Creative Award
14. NYX Marcom Award

AWARDS

Recognition

1. One Show
2. Eurobest
3. Shots
4. Cannes Lions
5. American Advertising Awards
6. DMA Echo Award
7. Loeries Award
8. Apex Award
9. Assegai Award
10. MMA Smarties Award
11. Creative Circle Award
12. World Tourism Award
13. Muse Creative Award
14. NYX Marcom Award

CONTACT

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