Dan spent five years as CEO and Chairman of the Board of CloudHealth Technologies, during which time the company established itself as the preeminent technology company in the fast-growing emerging sector of cloud service management.
Dan has spent his entire career at the forefront of IT systems management and its evolution of changing technology and infrastructure. His experience includes 25 years as an executive with four venture capital-backed IT management startups. Two of these companies achieved successful initial public offerings (IPO’s) on NASDAQ and two were acquired by fortune 200 companies. The most prominent was as COO of Concord Communications which attained an $800M market cap and the most recent was as CEO of SilverBack Technologies which was acquired by Dell Inc. Prior to CloudHealth Technologies, Dan spent 4 years founding and growing the Entrepreneurship Center at the University of Massachusetts Boston, bringing entrepreneurship and workforce development to our local, urban, diverse, and public university. During that time Dan also helped build the Venture Development Center at UMass Boston, an incubation center for technology and life science based startups. Dan is also the founder of the UMass Boston Entrepreneurship Center Scholarship Program.