Danny is currently co-founder/CEO of Perch, an ambient video communications company. He has been an early stage technology entrepreneur for over 15 years. Prior to co-founding Perch, Danny was the CEO of BCIC, a government owned corporation dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship and innovation in the province of British Columbia. Previously, he was Co-Founder of Bootup Labs, the first seed accelerator in Vancouver, which invested in 8 companies including Summify (acquired by Twitter) and co-founded Bootup Entrepreneurial Society – a community and mentor driven non-profit organization that promoted BC’s Internet technology sector, helped launch over 95 companies and organized 100 startups events including the popular Launch Party @ GROW.
Prior to Bootup, Danny co-founded Strutta, a social promotions platform that enables brands to listen and engage with their most influential customers. Before Strutta, Danny was co-founder and Chairman of Peerflix, an on-line P2P DVD trading company and Chairman and CEO of Spinway, Inc., a company that developed private-label ISP solutions for leading brick and mortar retailers.
Danny also serves on the Board of Directors for Strutta, Suite101 and is Co-Founder of OpsKwan, a SaaS based medical platform for tracking orthopaedic assets. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring beautiful BC, downhill skiing, and hanging out with his wife and two children.