Dan Levitan | Board Member
Dan Levitan has 25 years of collective experience in venture capital and investment banking, specialising in consumer and retail businesses.
Eager to help innovative companies realize their full potential, Levitan launched Maveron, in 1998, with Howard Schultz, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Starbucks Coffee Company.
In this role, Levitan
has led many Maveron investments including zulily, Cranium, Potbelly Sandwich Works and Pinkberry
and has directed many successful exits within the last 10 years, including, Capella Education Company
(NASDAQ:CPLA), Cranium (acquired by Hasbro NASDAQ:HAS), Quellos (acquired by Blackrock NASDAQ:BLK), Good Technology (acquired by Motorola NASDAQ:MOT) and Shutterfly
He currently serves on the Board of Directors for NextFoods, PayNearMe, Pinkberry, Potbelly Sandwich Works, and Trupanion.
Levitan is also a board member for The Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School and the Seattle Children's Hospital Foundation.
He graduated from Horace Mann School, and received a BA magna cum laude from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.