Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Daniel is chief technology officer of Bardan International, a third-generation service-oriented cinema integrator servicing Latin America and the Caribbean. Bardan has guided much of the evolution of the region’s cinema industry and is expanding into educational and communications technologies. Daniel is also co-founder and president of its sister company, D-Cinema NOC Services, a network operations center in Miami, Florida, connected to 1,800 auditoriums.

In addition to being involved in the cinema industry in various capacities throughout his life, Daniel has co-founded an alternative energy company focused on bringing renewable-energy projects to the developing world, and he worked at robotics firm Boston Dynamics. He graduated with a bachelor of science in nuclear physics from MIT and has recently completed his graduate studies as a Sloan fellow at the MSx 2016 Stanford business program.