Dan has a nine-year tenure with Huge, where he has built compelling user experiences with integrated, cross-disciplinary teams. He treats every activity as an opportunity to test key strategic hypotheses, which he has used to transform the user experience for clients ranging from Target and Four Seasons to USA Today and the U.S. Department of Energy. Iterating for a purpose, never for its own sake, Dan deploys a systematic understanding of the product lifecycle to build progressively deeper user insights. A serial innovator and entrepreneur, Dan experiments freely and rigorously.
While at Huge, Dan has bootstrapped an e-commerce startup, co-authored a book used in Wharton School entrepreneurship courses, and founded Honey, a profitable, Huge-incubated social-network startup focused on human connection and information sharing in the workspace. Dan came to Huge from Motorola, where he led the company's efforts around groundbreaking music and video experiences that span hardware, software, and services. While at Microsoft, Dan ran experiential marketing for MSN Music, reaching out to music enthusiasts through a variety of innovative guerilla campaigns. He began his career writing speeches for Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, while developing messaging and speaking opportunities that targeted young technical influentials and academics. He holds a BS in Computer Science, Finance, and Management from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a BSE & BAS in Finance and Management, Computer Science from the Wharton School of Business.