Daniel Demmer

Managing Partner

Dan is a career operator in the software industry. Prior to joining OpenView, he spent more than 25 years as a leader in business management and corporate finance, having served as a President, COO, CFO and Board Member in high-growth software enterprises. His areas of expertise include business expansion strategy and execution, executive organization design and development, merger and acquisition strategy and execution and IPO preparation.

As President of Endeca Technologies, Dan led the venture-backed, information analytics software company on a path of rapid revenue growth and profitability. Endeca was acquired by Oracle Corporation in late 2011. Previous to Endeca, he served as Chief Financial Officer of IONA Technologies, a high-growth, public software company specializing in application integration solutions. Prior to that, Dan held a variety of leadership positions at Digital Equipment Corporation.

Dan is a member of the board of directors of DataXu, Sonian and SwiftStack.

Get to Know Dan

When Dan isn’t working, he focuses on his family and staying active. Combining the two is when he’s happiest. This often centers around being active with his family on boats; water-skiing, sailing, kayaking, or just boating. If they haven’t found their way to water then they enjoy hiking, traveling, and hiking while traveling.

Dan’s first job was as a dishwasher at Brigham’s, a local restaurant/ice cream parlor. His favorite part was when they let him out of the back kitchen to take and make ice cream orders. Dan thinks it’s always valuable to get customer facing experience.

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