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Dan is a seasoned Enterprise software CEO with a track record of success building and growing global technology companies. In February 2019, VMware (NYSE: VMW) acquired Daniel’s company, AetherPal, where he was CEO. Daniel led the company’s vision and strategy to expand into new markets with its industry-leading Remote Support product. While launching a new market segment, Mobile Support Management (MSM), Daniel led the company’s expansion into a cross platform solution for Remote Support spanning mobile, desktop and connected devices to drive a real-time support experience for end users. Daniel is a collaborative leader who builds teams to successfully develop and execute go-to-market strategies through multiple channels, including strategic partnerships and alliances.
Prior to AetherPal, Daniel was a founding partner of New Venture Partners, a leading venture capital firm with $700 million under management, where he worked closely with entrepreneurs and companies to invest in new businesses in the enterprise and carrier markets.
Before joining New Venture Partners, Daniel was with its predecessor organization, Lucent New Ventures Group. Prior to Lucent, he held a variety of senior positions at Mobilemedia Communications where he played a key financial role in the firm’s IPO.
He holds a MS in Management of Technology from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School/Penn Engineering, a MBA from Pepperdine University and a BS in Finance from San Diego State University. Daniel is a Certified Public Accountant.