Dan is the President and one of the founders of Ravix Group. He has been working with start-up and technology companies for 35 years and spent the last 20+ years consulting with a variety of startups in life sciences, software, semiconductor, hardware, clean tech and internet.
Dan formed Ravix Group to offer the full range of financial and administrative outsource services and leverage the collective knowledge of professional early-stage company consultants. He focuses primarily on building and strengthening key client, investor and vendor relationships. During his career, he has been responsible for a wide range of financial functions, including inventory control, MRP and accounting system implementations for manufacturing entities as well as financial planning which has led to the successful cash management of his companies. During his consulting career, Dan has managed consulting firms of up to 75 professionals. Further, his clients have raised over $1 billion of venture capital funding and he has managed debt and lease financing of over $400 million. Many of these companies went on to a public offering or acquisition/merger.
Prior to co-founding Ravix Group, Dan spent ten years with David Powell, Inc., a financial consulting firm, the last five of those as Vice President. Prior to that he served as Director of Finance and Treasury Operations & Assistant Secretary of VMX, Inc., a public company. Prior to VMX, he was cost Accounting Manager at Calma Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Electric, and Product Line Controller at National Semiconductor Corporation. Dan graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S.C. in Accounting.