Engaged, Long-Term Partner for Growing Companies

Dean Nelson


Dean Nelson joined Sageview in 2014 and is based in Greenwich. He currently serves on the board of 360insights, Aceable, Brandwatch, CallRail, Theatro, Womply, and XSELL Technologies. He is a former director at Reflexis Systems.

From 2000 through 2013, Mr. Nelson was founder and head of KKR Capstone, an operating team focused on improving performance in KKR’s portfolio companies and providing late stage due diligence support to KKR’s investment teams. In addition to leading KKR Capstone, Dean served as CEO and President of Primedia Inc. and as Head of Worldwide Operations and Technology at First Data Corp. He also served on KKR’s Portfolio Committee. In addition, he has been a member of several boards of directors, including Del Monte Corporation, Dollar General Corporation, Primedia Inc., Sealy Corporation, Toys “R” Us Inc. and Yellow Pages Group.

Prior to KKR, Dean was a management consultant with The Boston Consulting Group for 15 years, serving as a Partner and head of the firm’s Chicago office.

Purdue University, B.S., summa cum laude
University of Chicago, M.B.A., high honors

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Location: Greenwich

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XSELL Technologies

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