With almost 20 years of seasoned web application development fused with a lifetime of entrepreneurial efforts, Dan combines the mindset to innovate new web based products with the ability to deliver the finished product.
At AOL Userplane, he has worked on a number of projects which will add value to Userplane's partners. He also has begun development of a Userplane API which will allow other web application developers to hook into our comprehensive suite of web based communication, content,and commerce products.
Previous to AOL Userplane, Dan worked for Deluxe Labs - helping them build and maintain a web based supply chain and warehouse management application. This application facilitated the storage, ordering, shipment, and tracking of virtually all theatrical marketing materials for the major movie studios to North American movie theaters.
Dan's entrepreneurial efforts included Flikzor, a web based video commenting system, which he worked on with Dave Gentzel - a current co-founder of SocialMedia. In 2004 Dan built a social network aimed at connecting commerce partners. In 1998 Dan was a partner at Mixture, Inc. which was a precursor to the social network phenomenon that took off in 2000. Mixture obtained a Series A round of funding from angel investors.
Dan graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Business/Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles. While there, he specialized in computer programming and started his first business, a web application development and consulting firm.
Being the walking oxymoron he is, Dan currently is a partner and coach at Torrance CrossFit; preaching functional movements to the masses. He also is the CEO of PushPress - a business management and billing platform for boutique gyms.