Throughout his career at Scientific Atlanta, St. Bernard Software, Invensys plc, PowerGenix, GT Advanced Technologies, and Verengo Solar, Dan is known for taking on diverse C-level assignments in technology companies. Areas of expertise include Technology Commercialization and Global Expansion, Manufacturing Facility Startup, Asian Supply Chain Development, Technology and product programs with automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers.
Dan has also consulted to companies seeking solutions to challenges of international growth, product and market strategy, and underperformance. Previous clients include venture capital, private equity, and large industrial firms, many with operations in Asia. Dan helps clients formulate and execute strategies to generate rapid and sustainable results.
Dan has a broad base of functional expertise, including roles in engineering, operations, product management, sales, marketing, and business development. He has had CEO roles in venture backed early stage companies and co-founded St. Bernard Software while, he has also led billion-dollar multi-divisional global enterprises. Sector experience includes power conversion, energy storage, automotive, defense & aerospace, and enterprise software.
Dan has engaged with multiple OEMs such as Daimler, Porsche, Fiat-Chrysler and PSA. He has also worked with Tier1s in both light-vehicle and commercial automotive, including Valeo, Hella and Navistar. His bench strength in automotive provides additional insight to the company in this increasingly important market for TriLumina.
Having served as chairman of Densei-Lambda, a First Section Tokyo stock exchange company, he has led both public and private companies. He has deep knowledge of business cultures worldwide, particularly China, Japan, and other Asian countries.
A competitive endurance athlete, he has completed multiple ultramarathons and triathlons.
A graduate of Ohio University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MA in Interpersonal Communication, Dan completed the Stanford Executive Institute program at Stanford University. He has served on, and chaired, various Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards for industrial companies, business groups, and nonprofits. He currently serves on the boards of Verengo Solar, PowerGenix, and TriLumina.