Daniel graduated Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics in 2010 and earned his Masters in Computer Science with an emphasis on Distributed Systems in 2018.

An educator-turned-developer, Daniel got his start in the software industry testing embedded automotive infotainment systems for Johnson Controls in 2014. While he was there, Daniel created new components for and maintained the company's Python automated testing framework.

Daniel held other QA-related roles until becoming a Software Engineer at Blue Medora in 2016. While at Blue Medora, he served as a project lead, a platform extensions software engineer, and a recruitment and outreach advocate.

In 2017, Daniel joined Spantree, where he worked on planning and optimization problems, data pipelines, and search solutions.

Other fun facts... Daniel is a certified AWS Developer Associate and regularly speaks at industry events.

Since joining Very in January 2019, Daniel has worked to drive key IoT projects forward.