Dean Park is GE’s Executive Director for Customer Innovation and is responsible for leading collaborative innovation with GE’s customers. Based in Frankfurt, Dean is focused on creating and executing commercial and technology innovation programs together with many of GE’s largest and most important customers. As part of GE’s drive to create innovative solutions for customers, the company has also appointed Dean to develop, build and manage the operations of its first Customer Innovation Center in Europe, located in Munich.

Previous to his appointment in December 2011, Dean served as GE’s Strategic Marketing Director for International, where he led all strategic marketing initiatives internationally.

Prior to joining GE, Dean spent seven years as Senior Manager at Accenture in its Vancouver, New Orleans and Seoul offices and held strategic planning positions at Condé Nast International’s Vogue, Guess Athletic and Doosan. Dean holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California, and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.