Daniel is a broadly experienced designer and entrepreneur who works on branding, product design, and product strategy with our portfolio companies. He is well known for his work on Firefox, web pioneer Digg, and life sciences company Calico.
Daniel has spent more than a decade helping startups with product design. He co-founded Canadian web agency Silverorange, where he worked with a broad range of clients including Ning, the Canadian government, Bebo, Revision3, and Mozilla, where he helped design the Firefox brand. Daniel went on to lead the early stage of designs for Digg.com and spent five years as Digg’s creative director. He also co-founded the social network Pownce with Kevin Rose and served as director of design for Tiny Speck, a gaming startup.
In April 2011 Daniel and his long-time collaborator Kevin Rose co-founded the mobile incubator Milk, which was acquired by Google. After joining Google, Daniel led mobile user experience for Google+ before becoming a partner at GV.