As President and CEO of eleven-x, Dan is leading one of North America’s leading full-service low power IoT solution providers and operator of Canada’s first and only public coast-to-coast network optimized for the Internet of Things. eleven-x offers complete IoT solutions that facilitate faster, evidence-driven decisions through wireless connectivity and real-time data collection for smart cities, campuses, buildings and industry.
Dan also holds an Advisor position with the Investment Accelerator Fund, one of Canada’s largest seed stage investment funds, where he is responsible for driving investments in hardware and software start ups, particularly those focusing on the Internet of Things.
Dan is an active member of the innovation ecosystem. A Board of Director and Advisory Board member for multiple for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, Dan has spent time mentoring and coaching a wide variety of organizations across multiple industry sectors.
After starting his career with IBM and Celestica, Dan then moved on to manage the Semiconductor Division at MOSAID, a small-Cap Canadian public Technology Company. Following that he founded several technology start-ups in Ottawa and Waterloo.
With over 30 years of experience building and leading technology businesses, Dan has led teams and organizations ranging from start-ups to multinationals that have created more than $1B in shareholder value.