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Dean Rootenberg
Senior Principal
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Dean Rootenberg is a senior principal in the Actuarial Life Practice, based in Toronto, Canada. 

He is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and specializes in applying data science and analytics to solve complex business challenges. In addition to his consulting work, Dean has developed real expertise in change management and agile project delivery, which has proved crucial in adapting to rapid changes in the data and analytics field. 

Dean helps clients extract real business value from their data and analytics assets, breaking down complicated problems into actionable pieces and delivering work that can be implemented in complex regulated business environments.

Many firms have large amounts of data and analytics capability but struggle to use it effectively. Whether it’s having data they can’t access or don’t trust, working with time-consuming analytics processes, or leveraging AI and predictive modeling, we can help

Dean finds it immensely fulfilling to make a positive impact through his work. One of the most memorable moments of his career was when he and his team had the opportunity to use data for good, identifying people who were heading towards financial distress and providing them with the necessary support.

He has a passion for mentoring and educating others, championing data literacy and teaching continuing education courses in data and analytics at a Canadian university. Outside of his professional life, he is an avid guitar player and builder, enjoys cooking, and even helped start a BBQ restaurant. He is also actively involved in the parent council at his daughter’s school and loves his two dogs.