Dan is the Co-Founder CEO/CTO/COO of ParagonVR and has spent over 20 years at the intersection of internet technology and entertainment as an entrepreneur, inventor and investor. His technology interests range from Gaming and Ecommerce to Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence. He is a consultant to both startups and large corporations and has made investments in over 10 companies where he is often an active advisor or board member. He is the Founder and CEO of Cyberlab 9 - a MediaLab with offices in Los Angeles, Seattle and Beijing. C9 currently has a focus on IoT, Ecommerce, Encryption, Virtual Reality and AI. He has homes in Seattle and Los Angeles and has lived in Paris, London, Berlin, Osaka and Beijing.
He has been a UN advisor to UNDP and UNESCO and also a technology advisor to the governments of China, Brazil, Chile, Saudi Arabia and Australia. He has been a New Media consultant to both Apple and Intel and other technology companies. He founded eCity Studios in Los Angeles which was sold to VSI Holdings and Digital Motors Corporation (advanced media databases) in San Francisco which was sold to Arriba Software Corporation.
He has a deep interest in Meditation, Yoga and Peak Performance and is an avid sailor, diver and mountain biker. He also is working on Sustainability and the Environment and owns a 250 acre Permaculture Ranch that is powered entirely by solar.