|UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, MBA||1999|
|Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital|
|UNC School of Law, JD||1999|
|New media and intellectual property law|
Dan is a venture capitalist, with a focus on early-stage company building alongside passionate technology entrepreneurs.
Dan is an experienced early-stage venture capital investor with a technology foundation and product design, development and management experience. Inflexion Fund is his third early-stage venture capital fund. Prior to Inflexion, Dan was a Partner with Draper Atlantic, the east coast fund of Silicon Valley’s highly successful early-stage venture firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Dan has participated in funding and building thirty-two companies and managed funds totaling over $140 million.
Prior to Draper, Dan gained startup operating experience in Research Triangle and gained seven years of operating technology experience in IBM’s Networking Research Labs. He designed or led a variety of networking projects involving encryption, high performance routing, data compression, packet switching, and telephony protocols.