Location: San Francisco, CA
Bio: Daniel spent the last twenty years starting and managing global companies with Fortune 500 customers around the world. An Internet pioneer in 1999, Daniel co-founded LuckySurf.com, the 17th most visited site in the world by December 2000, and successfully sold it in 2008. In 2005, he founded LSF Interactive, a digital marketing agency. In 2007, 2010 and 2013 LSF was recognized as one of Inc. Magazine's fastest-growing private companies in America. In 2012, under his leadership, LSF Interactive acquired the Geary Group to form Geary LSF Group, one of the world's leading independent digital marketing companies, with a roster of brand clients across the U.S. and Europe and over $120 million in media under management. That same year Advertising Age ranked Geary LSF as the 4th largest search marketing agency in the U.S. The agency’s European division was acquired in 2014 by SQLI (Euronext Paris). Simultaneously, Daniel co-chaired SEMPO San Francisco, a leading search engine marketing association.
Daniel's early career includes service as a naval officer; an Investment Committee Member of Dassault Development; a founder and CEO of Probag SA, an airport equipment company selling a patented luggage protection equipment to airlines and airports around the world; and a manager with Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in New York and Paris.
- MBA from ESSEC Business School (France).
- law studies at Assas University (France).
- Series 7 (US).
To support his community Daniel is a patron of the SF MOMA, the SF Symphony and the SF Opera. He recently founded Halt Homelessness, a nonprofit organization to combat homelessness in San Francisco. A native of France, Daniel is a dual citizen of the United States and the European Union and speaks four languages.