Dan Lankford
Chairman of the Board

Dan Lankford has more than 30 years of experience in technology companies as an executive, board member, advisor, and investor. Dan has been CEO of 4 companies and chairman of 3 others.   These include a European semi-conductor company that grew from $15M to $250M in 5 years and a technology company that Dan took from start-up through IPO into commercial operation, including building a 100,000 sq. ft factory.  Recently he was founder and CEO of Element Energy, a battery management HW/SW company that had a successful sale to Maxim Semiconductor. He was also a founding partner of Wavepoint Ventures, an early-stage technology venture fund. He spent his early career at AT&T and Bell Labs.   

Dan has a BS with honors from Johns Hopkins University and an MS as a Sloan Fellow from Stanford Business School.