Dan is Director of Worldwide Corporate Development at Amazon in Seattle.
Previously, Dan is a portfolio manager at SAC Capital Advisors and focused on investments in public technology and media companies. Dan worked actively with Epic Technology, MaXXan, and Teranetics.
Dan served his Kauffman Fellowship at Venrock Associates. Earlier, Dan was at Garage Technology Ventures, where he helped launch a new Boston office, and at Advanced Technology Ventures, where he invested in early-stage technology companies. Earlier, Dan spent three years at McKinsey & Company, including thirteen months in Jakarta, Indonesia, where he assisted in the launch of McKinsey's Southeast Asia presence. Prior to that, Dan developed software tools for Baxter Healthcare.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Dan graduated from the University of Illinois with degrees in computer science/engineering and international studies. He received an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
Dan is on the board of Friends of Island Academy, an organization that helps young people being released from Rikers Island break the cycle of incarceration through job training, counseling, mentoring, and youth leadership development.
Dan Grossman is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 6 and served his fellowship under mentor Mike Brooks at Venrock Associates in New York.