Dan recently led LivingSocial for Canada. Prior to that, Dan led the Middle East business for LivingSocial after his company GoNabit.com was acquired by LivingSocial in July 2011.
Dan founded GoNabit.com and served as CEO. GoNabit was the first grop-buying site in the MENA region and the first globally in Arabic. Dan led the expansion of GoNabit from the UAE to Lebanon, Kuwait, Jordan and Egypt. GoNabit was acquired 13 months after launching by LivingSocial in the Middle East’s first ecommerce acquisition.
Before founding and funding GoNabit, Dan was Chief Possibility Officer at Bayt.com. Dan oversaw strategy, product development, strategic business development and held an intrapreneur role organizing virtual teams to launch new businesses outside the scope of Bayt as a job site.
Dan was also founder and Director of Intilaq - Bayt’s corporate venture capital arm. Previous roles at Bayt.com saw Dan serve as Head of Strategic Initiatives and Business Manager for the Enterprise Sales Division where he built the Enterprise Sales team across 6 countries in the Middle East.
Previous to entering the online space, Dan spent his early career in international education.
Dan holds a Masters Degree in Curriculum, Theory and Learning from the University of Toronto.