Dean Segell is Head of Product Development at Convergence. He is responsible for Convergence’s technology platform as well as the organization's data and insight offerings. Prior to Convergence, Dean was a consultant at Dalberg Global Development Advisors in the firm’s Johannesburg and New York offices. At Dalberg, Dean worked on projects across a variety of sectors, including financing for development, agriculture, employment, and SME development. Dean’s clients included MasterCard, JP Morgan, the Gates Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Government of Canada. Dean was also on the Dalberg team that designed and launched Convergence. Dean started his career in investment banking in South Africa, where he was part of Nedbank Capital’s equity option sales and trading team. Dean is from South Africa and studied at the University of Cape Town.