Dennie is a seasoned business executive, advisor, and diversity leader. He has over a decade of experience in helping businesses with technology, branding and marketing. He currently serves as the Head of Product and Technology at BAIOTEQ, the world’s leading biosecurity platform, and as the Founder/President of the Gradenova Foundation, a non-profit that empowers women and people of color. Additionally, he is a published researcher in the field of digital marketing.
Dennie is an Official Member of the prestigious Forbes Technology Council and has been a keynote speaker at several international tech conferences like SaaS North (Canada) and NCIS (Nigeria). Dennie has also received numerous awards including a ‘Business Leader 2019’ award from the Govt. of China/UIBE.
As an international marketing advisor, Dennie has worked with some of the largest cross-border e-commerce (CBEC) companies and has helped small CBEC companies grow to revenues of over $10 Million.
Dennie holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (USA), a Master of Engineering in Technology Innovation Management from Carleton University (Canada) and a BCom degree from Deakin University (Australia).
Outside of work, Dennie likes to explore new cultures and has travelled to over 25 countries.