ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Daniel Goldman has been an entrepreneurial leader, engaging and educating communities and using technology for good most of his life. He spends most of his time on future facing initiatives,
Daniel Goldman has been an entrepreneurial leader, engaging and educating communities and using technology for good most of his life. He spends most of his time on future facing initiatives, often building communities of trust and collaboration, and practical execution. He started building games and educational application on calculator at the age of 7. Daniel built the leading online community, Inner Circle, before the public internet and was senior developer on the ground breaking game SimCity. He founded Total Entertainment Network (now POGO), an early online community bought by Electronic Art. He has built teams with talent who have gone on to win awards and create billion dollar companies. He lead innovation work with the EPA and WHO,. He has raised over $50 million for technology and media companies, creating products and services used by millions. His service on non- and for-profit boards, includes Netcom, the first internet company to go public, Climate Cartoons , the Al Gore endorsed non-profit, founded by the people behind Tri-star and Colossal Pictures, BoPHUB.org in Singapore, and Communitere International. Daniel began mentoring and angel investing in 1997 with Ellie Mae, which went public in 2011 and currently trades at more than 18x its go to market price. He speaks and supports entrepreneurship, collaboration, start ups, and economic development around the world. He and his work have been included in publications from the SF Chronicle to Time magazine. Since Daniel’s focus is supporting people making positive world change through entrepreneurship and place. He has a BA in Computer Science from UC Berkeley and did graduate studies in Cognitive Neuroscience at Columbia.