Dean Sanderson is currently Managing Director of Magazines and Partner Services at Springer Nature. Based in New York, he also serves as President of both Springer Nature America, Inc. and Scientific American. He is jointly responsible with Alison Mitchell for the Nature Research imprint.
After ten years with the German publisher Bertelsmann in Hamburg and New York, Dean joined Scientific American in 1998 to run its largest subsidiary, Spektrum der Wissenschaft, in Heidelberg, Germany. In 2008, he joined sister company Nature Publishing Group to take on responsibility for commercial and institutional sales. Dean was Managing Director of Nature Research Group for three years before taking on his current role.