Christopher S. Dean or “CD” is VP and GM of Media & Entertainment Industry Cloud efforts, setting strategy and managing operations for solutions that help media companies accelerate growth, agility and differentiation through industry-specific cloud and mobile software. CD has spent decades developing and launching products that help customers create new distribution channels and grow revenue. As CEO of Swrve, CD transformed a mobile gaming business into a world leader in enterprise mobile marketing automation for finance, entertainment, travel, telecommunications, and ecommerce verticals. CD holds a Master of Business Administration from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Vassar College. His overarching business and management philosophy: Look after the customer and everything else falls into place.