Dan is a Partner and Head of Talent at Atomico, based in London. Passionate about people and building teams, he brings his extensive global experience in technology talent and staffing to help portfolio companies identify, recruit and retain the best employees in their respective fields – a key factor in the success of any fast-growing business.
Dan has worked with portfolio companies including 6Wunderkinder, Farmdrop, Klarna, GoEuro, Supercell, Truecaller and Uniplaces, to help them in strengthen their leadership teams, build recruitment processes, design compensation programmes and create internal communications plans. Prior to joining Atomico, Dan was responsible for talent and staffing at some of the world’s best-known technology companies including Google, Cisco and Skype. At Google, he grew the EMEA team from 60 based in London to 8500 across Europe by 2010 and at Skype he led the Talent team that scaled from 600 to 2300 in three years. Dan is a modest guy so you would never know that he is a world guinness record holder for the world’s largest syrtaki dance in Rhodes 2008.