Dean brings over 30 years of diverse expertise in marketing, sales and distribution operations in the entertainment industry covering music and movies to the team at ScanNation. His strength is the ability to identify opportunities and translate them into meaningful strategies through the creation and implementation of detailed marketing plans.He is the co-founder of TEAM, llc (ENTTEAM.com), an entertainment management services company that specializes in on-line and off-line marketing, promotion, licensing, financial and business affairs. Prior, he was GVP for Alliance Entertainment the nations largest wholesaler specializing in music and movies for both physical and digital retail accounts such as mass merchants, independent retail accounts, chains, digital service providers, specialty and non-traditional outlets. Before joining Alliance, Dean was SVP of Sales and Marketing for Sony Entertainment/RED Distribution. He was part of the leadership team that created the companies infrastructure by establishing a number of departments that include traditional and on-line marketing, account service representative team and a regional branch sales system.