Dan is an entrepreneur, technologist and teacher with 17 years of experience in the software industry, with a specific focus on data processing and management. Dan speaks frequently at open source & big data events on using technology to solve messy data wrangling and scalability challenges.
Previously, Dan was the CEO of AgilData, a data scalability solutions firm. Prior to that, he was a co-founder & CTO at FullContact, a contact management startup focusing on fuzzy match and record linkage problems. Dan is a Techstars alumnus, an accomplished speaker, and is actively involved in the Colorado software community, serving as an organizer for the Boulder/Denver Big Data users group and a founding chair of Rocky Mountain DataCon.
Dan is presently building a new data security startup called AlwaysEncrypted.