Athlete, adventurer, author, and introvert, Dan has lived and worked around the world: Bermuda, Lisbon, Toronto, Vancouver, San Francisco, Shanghai, Bangalore, Maui, and Japan. To fund his lifestyle, Dan has worked in the banking, finance and technology industry since 1986 in various roles from software engineer to consultant to Chief Information Officer.
Born and raised in Nebraska, Dan played collegiate football at the University of Nebraska and at University of Nebraska at Kearney. Divorced with no children, he lives in Northern California. When not challenging himself with adventure sports, the martial arts, and work, Dan spends much of his time refining his golf swing and studying the Japanese language.