“Living the Dream”
Dan is an award-winning entrepreneur, pilot, and certified IT nerd who is truly living the dream.
At the remarkable age of 16, Dan rallied support from local businesses to acquire a satellite, providing high-speed internet to the local CBD. This early venture ignited his passion for business, IT, and sales, setting the stage for his remarkable career. Dan’s journey began in IT sales, steadily climbing the ranks to become the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the company at a young age. Recognizing the emerging landscape of cloud technology, he seized the opportunity and founded his first business, PingCo.
Aviation has always held a special place in Dan’s heart. With remarkable skill as a commercial airplane and helicopter pilot, he has earned several additional ratings, including flight instructor, aerobatics, multi-engine, and instrument flight endorsements. Merging his technological expertise with his love for aviation, Dan fulfilled a lifelong dream by constructing his own aircraft, an RV-10.
A builder of airplanes, businesses, and people, Dan is renowned for uplifting those around him to achieve their goals and nurture personal growth. He boasts a proven track record of business development and empowering new ventures to thrive.
In addition to his professional pursuits, Dan is a devoted father to his two young daughters, who are the source of his utmost pride and joy. With a zest for the outdoors, he embraces an active and adventurous lifestyle, spending weekends exploring the country both from the skies and the sea.
In summary, Dan embodies the epitome of living the dream, showcasing ambition, expertise, and an unwavering passion for life’s adventures.