Dan has been involved with many successful start-ups and listed technology companies located in the US, UK and Australia. Before the age of 30, he was part of a start-up that, through a series of acquisitions, resulted in a NASDAQ IPO and eventual purchase by Oracle – then the second largest global tech firm. After exiting, Dan moved to Australia, completed a MSc and built an award winning career in digital media. Prior to returning to start-ups, his corporate career culminated as a senior executive responsible for scaling multi-million dollar technology platforms, meeting $10M+ revenue targets. More recently he has been active as a founder, investor and mentor in developing ecosystems and is currently CEO and Co-founder of RealAR Augmented Real Estate platform (a Techstars portfolio company). Dan also holds a PhD in Innovation & Innovations Management using advanced methods of Social Network Analysis (SNA) data visualisation and systems thinking to evaluate early stage innovation.