Dean Kakridas

Dean is a vision+customer+purpose-led business and innovation leader with over 25 years in consulting and tech.

After earning an industrial engineering degree, Dean spent the first stage of his career in Boston as a product/process engineer in hardware, manufacturing, and industrial automation spaces. A move to business development at Opera Software catalyzed his career in technology, and he’s been helping companies build better businesses, products, and brands in the Austin area for the past 14 years.

Dean enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter and has a passion for continuous learning, reading, fitness, and the outdoors.

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New Year, New Growth. Fresh Lands in Austin, Texas!

While 2020 wasn’t the year we all hoped for, one can look for silver linings and positive change for a better future. For me, the highlight was meeting CEO Jeff Dance and getting to know a unique digital and hardware product innovation consulting firm called Fresh. It all started a little over a year ago
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