Dean Drako left Barracuda Networks in 2012 to found Eagle Eye Networks and lead it to be the first cloud-based video surveillance company to provide both cloud and on-premise recording. Previously, as founder, president, and CEO of Barracuda Networks, Dean created the industry’s first email security appliance in 2003 and subsequently grew the company to more than 140 products, 150,000 customers, and approximately 1000 employees.
Dean was also the founder of Boldfish, a leading provider of enterprise messaging solutions that was acquired by Siebel Systems in 2003. Dean was the founder, President, and CEO of Design Acceleration, Inc (DAI), a maker of superior design analysis and verification tools, which was acquired by Cadence Design Systems in 1998. Dean received his BSEE from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and MSEE from the University of California, Berkeley.
Goldman Sachs named Dean as one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014.”
Dean Drako, BSE ’87
CEO & President
Eagle Eye Networks