Dennehy is the first CMO in SVB’s 28-year history, joining the company following nearly ten years of marketing and leadership roles at Intuit, Inc. where he was most recently Vice President of Advanced Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Data Optimization. In that position he created a company-wide strategy to use data to improve Intuit’s products and customer experiences, as well as sales, marketing, and operations.
Earlier in his tenure, he was Vice President of Small Business Marketing, overseeing such brands as QuickBooks and Quicken, as well as the broader ecosystem of Intuit’s products and web-based services targeted at small business. He also served as Vice President of Marketing of TurboTax, as well as the Director of Intuit's marketing into retail, OEM and other indirect channels.
Prior to joining Intuit, Dennehy was a strategy consultant at the global consultancy of Bain & Company, and held several management positions with Coca-Cola Enterprises.
Dennehy holds a doctorate in international relations from the University of Southern California, a master’s degree in diplomatic history from Georgetown University, and a bachelor's degree in history and English from the University of Washington.