Our leadership team are veterans of client-focused publishing production. Combining technical expertise with problem-solving and communication skills, we know how to drive projects through to completion on time, on budget, and with minimum fuss.
Darren has 20 years’ experience in the publishing services business. As a copy editor, he gained a solid foundation for his career before moving into the creation of technical and team-based solutions for publishing workflows. Darren has worked directly with some of the world’s leading publishing organisations, and he developed strong relationships with Indian publishing partners before establishing Deanta Global in 2011. He holds an MBA from the highly acclaimed Smurfit School of Business at University College Dublin in Ireland.
As Commercial Director, Patrick is responsible for producing and delivering Deanta’s go-to-market strategy, including all sales and marketing activity as well as strategic input into Deanta’s product development. Patrick has a wealth of experience working with global clients across the technology and service sectors.
Peter works with Deanta in the capacity of Creative Director. Peter has a passion for creative design and digital innovation. For the past 28 years he has worked in senior leadership roles for both international and domestic brands such as: AOL/ Time Warner, Netscape, TV3, Smartbox, Full Tilt/Pokerstars and Creative Labs. Through inclusive teamwork Peter’s awards and recognition include: 4 Golden Spiders, 2 Appy's and 2 Digital Media Awards. Peter chaired the IAB Video Advertising Council of Ireland which members included: AOL, YouTube, RTE and more. Peter was also nominated for a role on the Board of Directors for Irish Internet Association.
Michelle Van Kampen
More than twenty years ago, Michelle began her publishing career in Dublin as a copy editor and went on to fulfil roles in quality control, project management, training, proofreading and English language consulting for leading scientific and academic publishers and publishing services vendors. After joining Deanta as a project manager almost 10 years ago, she moved on to become Account Manager and Head of Onshore Project Management, and also oversees copy editing. As Product owner, Michelle now has a key role in our ongoing development on technology solutions.
VP of Operations
Darshana holds an Engineering degree in Printing Technology and has over fourteen years of experience working in the publishing services industry. She joined Deanta in 2012 and has since taken on the role of Vice President of Operations for the company, overseeing all client accounts, compliance with publishers' standards, executing effective strategies for workflow improvements, and driving change. She is responsible for the overall recruitment and training of the Indian operations teams, developing a strong and effective team culture, and for grooming the leadership team to operate at the best performance standards.