Dan is the Executive Vice-President of TransNational Academic Group. He joined Murdoch University in November 2009 to teach in the Foundation and Business programmes.
Born in the United States, Dan began his career working in the information technology industry. During his time in the IT industry he performed IT services for companies including IBM, Dell, Clorox, Philips, Hershey’s, Coca-Cola, Merck, and VISA. Over the course of 20 years, Dan held numerous management positions, including CIO and CEO.
Before coming to the UAE, he worked extensively in the United States, India, Vietnam, the UK, and Philippines. He has taught IT professionals in various disciplines including project management, quality management, and leadership skills. After founding an international school in India, he moved to the UAE in 2007 to return to his passions; teaching and lifelong learning.
Dan holds an MBA from Herriot-Watt University and has received professional certifications in project management, quality assurance, and TEFL. He has lectured at the university level in IT, economics, accounting, and law and at the secondary level in business studies, English, law, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology.