Dean Paron is a tech-industry veteran with 10+ years of experience in leading Engineering and Product Management organizations.
Currently, Dean is the Director of Product Management for StorSimple, an enterprise storage appliance company acquired by Microsoft in November 2012. As such, he leads the all-up product management and operations teams.
Previously, Dean was Group Program Manager of Microsoft RemoteFX, a graphics virtualization company formerly known as Calista Technologies and acquired by Microsoft in 2008. His other prior roles have spanned engineering general management, product management, business development, and acquisitions across the Microsoft enterprise technologies stack.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Dean was a researcher at Argonne National Laboratory in the Electronics and Computing Division. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.