Prior to founding BlackIron, Dan spent over 15 years learning and cultivating his consulting, implementation and business skills. As Vice President of Professional Services with SupplyScience, a high tech Demand Planning Software Company, Dan was instrumental in building a successful Professional Services staff and methodology and implementing the tool at some of the largest and most successful Retailers and CPG firms in the country including Unilever and Whole Foods.
Prior to that role, Dan spent 6 years with JDA® Software. As the Executive Director for the Eastern Division, Dan directed business operations for this $25 million business. In addition he managed 4 regional offices with 100+ professionals responsible for new business, conducting client assessments and implementing JDA® solutions. Dan is salesforce.com certified, and has successfully implemented the product over 100 times. He holds a B.A. from West Texas A&M University.