CIO_GLO12_0764Keynote speaker, author, thought leader and Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Kellogg School of Management, Dean DeBiase is a certified governance, speaking and  innovation professional, a co-author of the best-selling book The Big Moo, with Seth Godin and Malcolm Gladwell, a Board Leadership Fellow at the National Association of Corporate Directors, a Senior Fellow at the Kellogg Innovation Network and  a professional member of National Speakers Association (NSAand Global Speakers Federation (GSF).

Dean is a frequent media guest , commentator and guest host on  TV programs, including CNBC, CNN, FOX News, FOX Business, CEO guest host on NBC's The Celebrity Apprentice, Contributing Editor of the most popular crowd-sourced innovation site, Innovation Excellence and Co-host of Design in the Moment, a candid and unscripted series of compelling conversations with an eclectic and profound group of people, exploring our ability to design the world around us—at every level—and the obligations inherent in that power.

He is the Executive Producer, Creator and Host of a variety of programming including: the Dancing with Startups Series , helping large corporations upgrade their talent as-well-as their growth and innovation results by enabling their executives to tap into the entrepreneurial movement, through the curation of unique relationships, and the development of hybrid partnerships, with emerging growth companies, incubators, accelerators, stealth-startups and entrepreneurs around the world; the Boardroom Leadership Series, curating exclusive discussions with CEO's and boards about their top governance issues and challenges; and the Reboot Stories Series, featuring no-holds-barred interviews and provocative discussions with top business and civic leaders in front of a live audience.

"Dean, there is nobody like him to take your company to the next level…it was great having him on the show."
Donald Trump, The Celebrity Apprentice

"In addition to being a professional speaker, Dean is also a parallel CEO who really does practice what DSC_2459-She is preaching and teaching.  He inspires audiences with cutting-edge secrets from the hybrid world where the Entrepreneurial Movement meets the realities of global business, covering everything from Rebooting your organization and boardroom to your innovation and career.  Dean delivers keynotes with a motivating, entertaining and humorously fun punch, leaving audiences enlightened, energized and armed with Reboot Rules and Dancing with Startups insights they can use to impact their business and personal life."     Julie Anixter, Tom Peters Company

"Dean is a trusted partner, thoughtful advisor and strong board member, for a variety of endeavors and partnership activity with me at KIN, Clareo Partners and other ventures. He is an exceptional strategic thinker, operator, connector and leader of high growth companies in industries in the midst of transformation. A great speaker, Dean is a master at engaging as well as entertaining audiences, making business-relevant points, while carefully tailoring his content and style to the audiences and objectives of our programs."   Rob Wolcott, Clareo Partners & Northwestern University

"Dean is an absolutely amazing and engaging keynote speaker that our audience not only enjoys repeatedly–but they also receive strong value from his educational and entertaining content. His talks are highly impactful and his MC capabilities are world-class with just the right amount of humor that our audiences need, which is why I invite him back every year to speak and MC our flagship programs at The National Press Club and Stanford University"  Robert Rodriquez, Security Innovation Network


Keynote Topics 
Dean is know  for  his  knack of  customizing his talks to his audiences, with the right blend of Reboot insights and humor about global trends, the entrepreneurial movement, the Internet of Things, digital disruption, current events and entertaining war stories from the front line battlefields of today's competitive markets.  His most popular keynotes include:

Dancing with Startups!
Reboot Your Organization!
Leading Digital Disruption
Leveraging The Internet of Things
Seizing The Entrepreneurial Movement




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Speaking Appearances 
In addition to industry events, commencements, workshops and panels, Dean speaks at various corporate, association, leadership, academia and government events including: