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Dean Adkins.

Digital technology & Operations Expert

About Dean

Personal statement.

Dean is a highly experienced and motivated leader and technologist who is passionate about digital technology innovation, user experience and nurturing talent in the pursuit of creating the most successful products and services on the planet.

With over 20 years digital technology & delivery experience spanning end-to-end product/service delivery and business operations, and with a proven track record in founding highly efficient, quality driven digital technology divisions; Dean is vastly experienced when it comes to establishing, implementing and delivering technology strategies, roadmaps & infrastructures in fast paced, cutting–edge tech businesses. He’s utilised his wealth of knowledge and insights to found and grow full stack digital technology divisions for start-ups, SME's and traditional corporate businesses.

Dean is driven by the challenge of true innovation in an ever-changing digital industry, and in the face of ever increasing client and consumer expectations. His infectious enthusiasm, energy and passion for providing the highest quality, user first products and services is clear for all to see, and his drive is matched only by his commitment to growing the talented professionals around him to ensure this can happen time-and-time again.


GOSH Children's Charity.


Nov 2017 - Present . 0 years 2 months


Ampersand + Ampersand.

Chief Technology Officer

Apr 2015 - Jul 2017 . 2 years 3 months

London, United Kingdom

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Monitise Create (Formerly Grapple Mobile).

VP Technology & Operations

Jul 2011 - Mar 2015 . 3 years 9 months

London, United Kingdom

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Development Director

Apr 2010 - Jul 2011 . 1 years 3 months

London, United Kingdom

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Totaljobs Group.

Head of Web Design

Dec 2007 - Mar 2010 . 2 years 3 months

London, United Kingdom

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Tristar Web Solutions.

Head of Digital

Jul 2007 - Dec 2007 . 0 years 6 months

London, United Kingdom

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World Trade Group.

Group Head of Internet Operations

Apr 2003 - Jun 2007 . 4 years 2 months

London, United Kingdom

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Senior Developer/Designer

Jan 2000 - Mar 2003 . 3 years 2 months

Stevenage, United Kingdom

FUJITSU (Formerly ICL).

Web Developer/Designer & Systems Administrator

Jan 1998 - Jan 2000 . 2 years 0 months

Stevenage, United Kingdom

Penta Insurance Systems.

HTML Writer/Software Engineer

Jan 1996 - Jan 1998 . 2 years 0 months

Stevenage, United Kingdom

Press & articles


Successful storytelling: Ditch your preconceptions and avoid tech for tech's sake
Published by The Drum
What does Apple Pay mean for the future of the Apple Watch?
Published by WearableTech
Prioritise security or risk smart home trust
Published by Computer Business Review
Ampersand Mobile appoints Dean Adkins as chief technology officer
Published by The Drum


Wearable tech: Between awkward intrusiveness and useful value exchange
Published on WearableTech
Apple Watch: Just A Phone Accessory
Published on LinkedIn
How to Make your Smart Home Hack Proof
Published on LinkedIn



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