Dan is a marketing professional with over 20 years of experience creating targeted communications for executives and global business. He is passionate about compelling marketing and creative story-telling in written, video and live, staged formats. He is based in San Francisco.

  • Dan has helped numerous CEOs and senior executives to conceive, produce, rehearse and deliver keynote and staged presentations at conferences or internal employee, press and investor meetings.


  • Large multi-national companies like Autodesk, ABB and Ellucian and small start-ups have relied on Dan’s expertise and steady hand for marketing and employee messaging.


  • Dan has created messaging and video content for successful political campaigns.


  • Dan has worked with both professional and non-professional lecturers, including John Cleese, Sir Ken Robinson, Louise Leakey, Jon Landau and more.


  • Dan has an extensive track record designing and producing staged keynotes, TED-like speaker events and high-end video production.


For many years, Dan has volunteered with Dr. Brian Fisher at the California Academy of Sciences to support Dr. Fisher’s communications, presentations and fundraising for biodiversity research and protection of Madagascar’s forests. In recognition of his many contributions, a newly discovered species of Madagascar ant, Tetramorium aherni, was named in Dan’s honor.