Founder & CEO
Dan Olson is co-founder of UpCity, Inc and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to UpCity, Dan was an early employee and served as Vice President at Performics, the largest search engine marketing company in the United States. He is active in the Chicago startup community and has made investments in U.S. and international firms within security technology and software industries where he can infuse new marketing and operations strategies to unlock incremental value for their stakeholders. Dan graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelors of Business Administration and a Concentration in Japanese.
After helping big companies like HP and Target at my last company, I got really excited about working with SMBs and entrepreneurs and how best to utilize technology to help grow their business. UpCity has been an amazing way for me to exactly this and I’m more passionate about this than I ever have been.