Dan O'Neill

Dan O'Neill is Director of Entrepreneurial and Research Initiatives and Entrepreneurial Coach for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit at Arizona State University's (ASU) Office of Research and Economic Affairs. Mr. O'Neill has taught, coached, mentored or advised hundreds of early-stage innovators and entrepreneurs from around the globe. Prior to ASU, Mr. O'Neill co-founded and ran Hologix, an enterprise software company backed by $25 million in venture capital. Mr. O'Neill began his career as a Marketing Representative for IBM in 1980 after graduating from ASU with degree in Math and Computer Science. Mr. O'Neill is past President of the Board of Trustees of Childsplay, Arizona's professional theatre for young audiences, which recently completed an $8 million capital campaign. Mr. O'Neill is working toward a PhD in ASU's ground-breaking School of Sustainability, where his focus is applying sustainability frameworks to innovation, entrepreneurship and community development.