A 25-year technology industry veteran, Dana has been on the founding team of multiple successful ventures including co-founder and chief marketing officer for MetaSolv Software (NASDAQ: MSLV, acquired by Oracle in 2006), CEO of Ipsum Networks, (positioning it as the preferred solution for Cisco), CMO for Ignite Technologies, the leader in enterprise content delivery; as well as spending the early years of her career at Texas Instruments and Arthur Andersen.
During the course of her career, she has co-founded start-ups, mentored early stage companies, raised funding on both coasts, developed strategic partnerships to open new revenue streams, defined and positioned products to become market leaders, and logged millions of airline miles and hotel reward program points along the way!
Firmly believing that you only live once, Dana has also thoroughly explored her passions and interests. In addition to her technology accomplishments, Dana is an accomplished interior designer. She also has formalized her background in health and wellness nutrition and is a Certified Nutritional Counselor and Certified Health Coach. She has also completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training.
As a first-grader, Dana earned her first recognition for community services through the Girls in Action program. The commitment to giving back continues today through her role as the Chief Marketing Officer of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and Executive Sponsor of GroundFloor.