Dan’s career is focused on the successful introduction and early revenue growth of new technology solutions. Dan held management and leadership positions across sales and marketing at Genesys, Nuance, Cyara, Flowroute, and Nexmo. At Genesys, Dan was the General Manager of its strategic solutions group, incubating new products and ensuring their commercial success. Following Genesys, Dan led the relaunch of Nuance’s Enterprise business unit, focusing on enabling intelligent virtual assistant powered customer interactions. Nina, the Nuance-powered virtual agent, was used to align a broad portfolio of products around the promise of artificial intelligence powered customer service.
Following Nuance, Dan the led marketing for Cyara, the leading customer experience validation solution, where he led a product repositioning to increase longterm account value, resulting in a doubling of the company. Dan then led sales and marketing at Flowroute, a Seattle startup in the programmable communications space, tripling the size of the company prior to its acquisition by West Corporation. At Nexmo, Dan doubled the salesforce in the Americas, led the adoption of an account-based marketing and sales program which yielded a doubling of the rate of pipeline creation after just one quarter.
Dan excels in helping companies build sustainable market growth by tightly aligning the efforts of product, marketing, and sales. He holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of Californa Berkeley. He has served as Chair of the Boys and Girls Club Advisory Board in Mercer Island and has been active in youth sports throughout the Seattle area.
On a typical weekend you will find me at ballfields, gymnasiums and tennis courts around Seattle, coaching baseball and basketball, playing tennis or shuttling between events. But when gaps in the calendar open up, I'm ticking off my list of mountains to ski around the world. While I have a ways to go, I recently had the good fortune of experience the magic powder of Japan and the amazing skifield of Craigieburn, New Zealand. Next stop Chile!