|School of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Technology|
|University of Washington, M.S.|
|Stanford University, certificates|
|management and finance|
Dan has over 20 years of software development experience. Previously, Dan was VP of Engineering for Pure Networks, where he was instrumental in identifying, securing and delivering their flagship AOL business. Dan was also Director of Engineering for VMware, and has consulted for a number of large clients through his firm Sand Point Engineering. He was also an Entrepreneur in Residence at Ignition Partners.
Earlier in his career, Dan spent 9 years in a variety of roles at Pure/PureAtria/Rational Software, where he was the Chief Engineer on the Purify product for UNIX and Windows NT platforms and had significant experience managing interactions with strategic partners. Before Pure Software, Dan spent 5 years at Multiflow Computer and Data General Corporation, where he worked on microcode for computers including the DG MV/20000.
Dan earned his Bachelor of Technology in System Software in the School of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology, his M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Washington, and certificates in management and finance from Stanford University.