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Dennis Cagan

Dennis Cagan has served on 53 corporate boards, both private and public, predominantly early- and mid-stage technology companies. He has founded or co-founded more than a dozen companies, including his first software firm in 1968. In 2013, he was honored by NACD and the Dallas Business Journal as one of 12 Outstanding Directors in North Texas. He can be contacted at

Entries by Dennis Cagan

Company to Director: You’re Fired!

June 5, 2017

An excerpt from a forthcoming book on private-company directorship looks at how to navigate the complexities of letting a director go.


A Call for a New Cyber Order

July 29, 2015

Four key practices for board to proactively provide cybersecurity oversight in the 21st century.