A serial business builder, change agent and entrepreneur, Dan’s media industry experience spans from old school business and consumer publishing all the way through today’s digital media ecosystem. Prior to founding PadSquad, Dan was the Founder and CEO of Haven Home Media, LLC, the first-ever vertical content network in the Home & Garden category, which he sold to Reader’s Digest Association in 2011. After the acquisition of Haven Home, Dan stayed on as Vice President, Integrated Solutions & Digital Development for Reader’s Digest Association, where he led the integration of Haven Home with The Family Handyman, managed strategy, development, and corporate sales across brands like AllRecipes.com, Taste of Home, Everyday with Rachael Ray and Reader’s Digest.
Dan’s first foray into starting a business was in 2003 when he founded Momentum Publishing Partners, an independent advertising sales firm. Earlier in his career, Dan led revenue, strategy and business development for Scripps Networks Interactive where he was the Director of National Advertising Sales, responsible for digital and convergent television sales across assets including HGTVPro, DIY Network, and HGTV.
Dan earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Saint Joseph’s University. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three boys near Princeton, NJ, coaching sports, and trying to sneak in some golf and surfing.