Dean Drako is founder and CEO of IC Manage, a design & IP management, data analytics, and hybrid cloud solutions provider. Drako is also founder and CEO of both Drako Motors, where he launched Drako GTE, a 206-MPH, 1200HP, four-passenger electric luxury supercar, and Eagle Eye Networks, which has ranked on the 2021 “Deloitte Technology Fast 500” for North America for the past 3 years.
Drako was also founder, president, and CEO of Barracuda Networks, where he created the IT security industry’s first spam filter appliance and then grew the company to more than 140 products and 150,000 customers from its inception in 2003 through 2012. Barracuda went public on the NYSE. Drako was named one of Goldman Sachs “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014.”
Drako received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at University of Michigan, and his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from UC Berkeley.