As Founder and CEO of the award-winning hospitality software company Social Tables, Dan has been described as a “relentless and focused entrepreneur”, and has been recognized as Catersource and Event Solution’s 2015 Innovator of the Year, Successful Meeting’s 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry, BizBash’s 2014 Most Innovative Event Professionals, and by Connect and Collaborate Magazines as a 40 Under 40 Industry Leader. Dan's technology career started at a young age, first in the agency world where he worked with clients such as MTV Networks and Glaxosmithkline and then through his own boutique web consultancy. After graduating from New York City's Hunter College in 2004, he became a Special Assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives where he was described as "bright, energetic and hard-working" by the Congressman he served. Parallel to this role, Dan ran a 15,000 member association where he organized 30 special events per year. He got his MBA from Georgetown in 2010, did a short stint as a management consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, and started Social Tables in 2011. Social Tables has raised nearly $10 MM in venture capital and has over 3,500 customers, including Hyatt Hotels, The Venetian-Palazzo, Genentech, Live Nation, Harvard, and The State Department. The company has 65 employees, and is headquartered in Washington, D.C.'s Chinatown. The company has won numerous industry awards, including Best Industry Innovation from ISES, an Honorable Mention from EIBTM, and People's Choice Award from Canadian Special Events. In addition to his role at Social Tables, sits on the board of the Convention Industry Council’s APEX Standards Committee, ASFONA, Event Solutions and Metro Event Specialists. Originally from Israel, Dan currently resides in Washington, D.C.