Lee is a scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur. Throughout his career, he has developed a skill and enjoyment of solving problems, especially the intractable ones. He has faced such problems in the fields and industries of space plasma physics research, energy production, hazardous environment decontamination and remediation, and large-scale engineering and construction projects. In his role as Executive Director of Norfolk Institute, he is promoting global thought leaders working on the existential challenges of human sustainability.
Dan is an innovative entrepreneur and big data pioneer who has advised a wide variety of web-centric businesses and brands by blending his creative, strategic, and technological abilities. He is a seasoned startup and open source veteran, with domain expertise in Space Exploration, Defense and Intelligence, big data, and consumer web. He has built bleeding edge consumer-facing technology, data-intensive applications, and media experiences from the International Space Station to Times Square.