President and General Manager
Dan serves as President and General Manager of RiseSmart, the company he co-founded with Sanjay Sathe in 2007. Serving initially as Vice President of Operations and Finance, and later, Senior Vice President, Dan built RiseSmart’s world-class service delivery organization and managed all operations in the US, Canada, and India. Dan also led all finance, accounting, HR and administration activities since the company’s inception. After the company was sold to Randstad Holdings in 2015, Dan was named Executive Vice President of Global Operations, where he led the launch of RiseSmart in Europe and Asia Pacific, and the creation of a global network, RiNGS – establishing delivery capability in over 80 countries.
Before RiseSmart, Dan worked nearly a decade with Sabre Holdings, the parent company of Travelocity. Dan served in various roles in Sabre’s software and services unit, Sabre Airline Solutions, including leading international teams in finance, operations, and account management. Prior to joining Sabre, Dan worked in finance roles at Electronic Data Systems, now HP. Dan launched his career as a licensed investment advisor with Fidelity Investments.
Dan holds an MBA from Texas Christian University (TCU), and a BS in Economics from Southern Methodist University (SMU).