Dan is a natural entrepreneur, fueled by a lifelong pursuit of hacking, learning, and designing great products and businesses. Exposed to technology at an early age, Dan started his career in Atlanta working for a niche design and communications firm. Several years later, with the same team, he serial cofounded two startups targeting the newly evolving digital publishing space, serving high profile clientele like Conde Nast, Time Inc., Meredith Corp., and The Coca-Cola Company.
Most recently, Dan was contracted by the bay area incubator GSVLabs to develop, launch and manage its corporate open innovation program. In the span of 12 months, he incepted and took the program to market, creating a high profile brand that quickly became well-respected in the valley's entrepreneurial, developer and corporate communities. During his tenure at NestGSV, Dan produced demonstrable results on key engagements with Tata Communications, Cisco, AT&T and the Hertz Corporation.