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Dan Waters

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Director of Product Design & Development Engineering, Zebra Technologies. Previously Senior Director Product Management, Gimbal, Inc..

Director of Product Design & Development Engineering, Zebra Technologies. Previously Senior Director Product Management, Gimbal, Inc..

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Gimbal
Apple Inc.
siri.com

Positions

Director of Product Design & Development Zebra Technologies October 2015 - present
Senior Director Product Management Gimbal, Inc. November 2014 - July 2015
Mobile Commerce Apple Inc. - Corporate Retail July 2011 - October 2014
Strategic Business Development Apple - iOS Apps & Frameworks May 2010 - July 2011
Director of Business Development, Product Marketing Siri, Inc. June 2008 - April 2010
Senior Business Development Manager - Product Management New Product Introduction Motorola, Inc. - Early Stage Accelerator March 2005 - May 2008
Strategic Pricing and Marketing Manager Motorola, Inc. - Global Marketing 2002 - February 2005
Product and Software Business Manager Motorola, Inc. - Cellular Infrastructure Group 1997 - 2001
Engineering Manager Motorola July 1989 - October 1997

Education

Kellogg Graduate School of Management Finance, Marketing and Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Iowa State University Electrical Engineering, Analog and Digital Communications Systems

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Mobile
  • • Sports
  • • Payments
  • • Commerce
  • • Local
  • • Healthcare
  • • Smart Home
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Real Estate
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Fitness

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Wireless • Product management • Product Marketing • Strategy • mobile devices

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Bob Baxley
We worked together  •  Previously Head of Product Design, Pinterest. Previously Sr. Manager of Design & Product Mgmt, In-Store Applications, Apple. Stanford grad.
Driven to succeed. Extremely persistent and optimistic.
Jonathan Cheyer
We worked together  •  Director, Platform Engineering, Samsung Electronics America. Previously Head of Engineering, BetterWorks. Carnegie Mellon grad.
Dan has a great business sense, as well as a keen sense of what teams should best focus on (and what they should avoid) in order to build a ... world-class product.
Eduardo Cocozza
We worked together  •  Vice President Product Management & Strategy, Nuance Communications. Stanford grad. Kellogg grad.
Dan is very detailed oriented and at the same time is able to shape and manage the big picture. Dan is hard worker and a very talented techn ... ology executive and I strongly recommend him.
Shawn Carolan
They're my investor  •  Founding CEO, Handle, Inc and Managing Director, Menlo Ventures. Stanford GSB grad. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.
As an investor, I found Dan to be a very likable guy with a great nose for opportunity.
David Bonifield
They're my friends  •  Vice President Private Banking, J.P. Morgan. Previously President, BoniVentures.
Dan has the ability to wear many hats at the same time when working within a new or growing venture. If there is a problem, Dan can find a s ... olution to solve it. He takes the initiative. He is a team player that communicates well. He has the ability to create and/or share in a common vision and execute a plan that leads to success. Dan is a strategic thinker that can unlock, enhance, and create value from an existing business model and when necessary, he can align, innovate, and extend a business model into new market segments. I'd certainly welcome Dan as a co-founder or member of my team.
R B
They're my current cofounder  •  Vice President of National Sales, CompanionDx Reference Lab, LLC. Previously Vice President, Business Development, Oncology.
Dan Waters is a consulate professional with an uncanny ability to address issues of an extremely complex nature and bring clear, concise res ... olution in an expeditious and cost effective business manner.
Dirk Kinley
Managing Director, Climb Real Estate Group. Previously Software Product Manager.
Dan has already combined engineering chops, idea visualization and an dedicated entrepreneurial spirit to make the right stuff happen in imp ... ortant tech. He is a proven winner.

Eduardo Cocozza
Vice President Product Management & Strategy, Nuance Communications. Stanford grad. Kellogg grad.
Eduardo is one of the most tactful, intelligent, well liked and effective business people you will ever meet.