Daniel is a professor with the Faculty of Business at the University of New Brunswick Saint John, where he teaches courses in Managing Innovation, Small Business Management and Competitive Strategy. Daniel is also a founding partner of Trapster Inc., a marine electronics company focused on building and delivering GIS solutions for the in-shore fishing industry. Prior to joining UNB, Daniel was involved in founding two technology companies for a large corporate investor. The first, NBI, a software company founded in 1992, grew to become a key provider of real time billing and prepaid calling solutions to the cellular telephone industry. In 1999, Daniel founded Prexar LLC, a northern New England based internet and broadband services provider.
Daniel began his 19 year career in the telecommunications and internet industries when he joined NBTel in 1984, following his graduation from the University of New Brunswick where he received a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1991, Daniel received a Masters Degree in the Management of Technology from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been teaching at UNB, primarily at the graduate level, for 12 years.
Daniel resides in Saint John with his wife Jackie and their three boys.