Dan has been investing in tech startups for 15 years. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, contributor in industry press and startup mentor in various accelerator programs.
Prior to starting Commerce Ventures, Dan was a Principal at Highland Capital Partners, where he focused on mobile and payments-related startups. He has also worked as an Associate at HarbourVest Partners, in Corporate Development at RSA Security (Acq’d by EMC); and as a software consultant for American Management Systems (Acq’d by CGI Group).
Dan studied Finance and Information Systems at the University of Pennsylvania and earned an MBA from Harvard.