Primary Role
Co - Founder & CEO at mySpoonful
Carnegie Mellon University

Person Details


Dan Cohen's experience ranges from founding and serving as CEO of startups to developing and leading technology businesses in major corporations. His roles have encompassed a full spectrum of operational areas including general management, business formation, product management, strategy, marketing and business development.

Dan is currently CEO and cofounder of mySpoonful, a startup that delivers free new independent music to busy fans. Previously, Cohen was CEO of Pageflakes, the social personalized start page. Prior to Pageflakes, Dan was Head of My Yahoo!. Before Yahoo!, Dan was Group Product Manager of Personalized Products at Google, including iGoogle and Google Reader.

Dan was previously the CEO and cofounder of Personity, a provider of presence server infrastructure and consumer applications for mobile operators, later acquired by Openwave. As the CEO and founder of USConnect, Dan bootstrapped and built a successful enterprise applications development business. He later led the company’s acquisition by IKON, then served in several senior management roles.

Dan holds a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon, and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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