Dan has helped some of the world’s most noteworthy companies succeed with their transformation and growth strategies. For over 25 years, his career has evolved along an unconventional path — one that combines overall growth strategy/change management + marcomm + emerging technology. Along the way, he’s helped companies peer into the future to anticipate market disruptions, and turn them into opportunities.
Dan has worked client-side, transforming companies like Whirlpool and Monsanto. He’s also helped lead innovation and marketing firms with clients such as: Baxter, Corona, Experian, McDonald’s, Navistar, Porsche and United Airlines.
He is the former founder and CEO of SafetyBook — a manufacturing and consumer product recall monitor. He was a director at Technori, which has advised hundreds of early stage companies and helped establish the Chicago tech-startup ecosystem. Dan also helped launch the White House Federal Data Community during the Obama Administration. Additionally, he has a proven track record of driving change management to align teams against a strategic new vision.
Throughout his career, Dan has lived and worked internationally, including: London, Prague and Milan. He usually spends his spare time in one of two very different places – either at the bottom of the ocean scuba diving (usually in Cozumel) or in the forest hiking (usually the redwoods of Marin County).