Will Dean Co-Founder & CEO
Will Dean is the founder of Tough Mudder Inc. Dean came up with the idea for a series of a military obstacle course challenges while completing his MBA at the Harvard Business School. Since launching in 2010, Tough Mudder has attracted more than three million participants worldwide and generates annual global revenues in excess of $100m. In 2017, Dean was made MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II for his charitable contributions to sport. He chairs the advisory group for the Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Bristol (his undergraduate alma mater). He lives in London with his wife and two children.
David Spindler Co-Founder
David Spindler is a Co-Founder at Rough Diamond Ventures. Previously, David founded Tough Mudder Bootcamp- the studio fitness concept of Tough Mudder Inc. David joined Tough Mudder in 2012, leading Strategy and Marketing teams. He built growth projects and new business initiatives from after-parties to Global Mudder marketing events. Prior to Tough Mudder, David was a Consultant at Bain and Company in London, Zurich and Johannesburg. David graduated from the London School of Economics with a degree in Philosophy and Economics.