Dan joined Balderton as Executive In Residence in 2023, providing technical and engineering-focused support to Balderton's portfolio companies.
Dan has over 30 years of experience building and managing high-performing engineering and research teams, and delivering platforms and infrastructure that can support billions of users. Most recently, he spent two years as the CTO of Onfido, where he oversaw the development of Onfido's new solutions stack. Prior to this, Dan spent over six years as the CTO of Criteo, Europe's leading ad tech company.
Dan has also held senior positions at Google in Paris, at Microsoft in Redmond and Dublin, and at HP Labs in Palo Alto. A former entrepreneur, Dan also co-founded two companies in the Bay Area, one of which was acquired by Microsoft in 2002.
Dan holds a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University and is the author of over 50 US and international patents. He serves on the board of QIMA and is an advisor to several technology companies.
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