Dean Goodermote has spent most of his adult life either growing or starting young software companies. He has taken two of his companies through the Initial Public Offering process on NASDAQ and three others have produced successful mergers. Companies Goodermote has led have received numerous awards, including Business Week's Top 100 Growth Companies, Fortune Magazine's Top 200 Small Companies, CIO Magazine's Top 100, Deloitte and Touche's Technology Fast 500 and New England Fast Fifty, the Boston Globe's Top Ten, and the INC 500.
Currently, Goodermote is the founder of a concept stage company in life science software, Grid Analytics. Until recently he was the chairman, and CEO of Double-Take Software, a leading publicly-traded infrastructure software company that was acquired by Vision Solutions.
Goodermote has held numerous board positions, both public and private, and has participated actively in many nonprofit ventures. He currently is on the Health Advisory Board of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and chairs the Advisory Board for its Center on Refugees and Disaster Response. He is a member of the Board of Overseers for the New England Aquarium and also teaches and holds an Honorary Professorship of Entrepreneurship at HHL - Leipzig (Germany) Graduate School of Management. He is a U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association official and active in freestyle skiing. Most importantly, he is an amateur musician, an addicted consumer of Berkleemusic online courses, and a parent of a Berklee alumnus.