Dan Gilbert works locally and globally to design, execute, and evaluate innovative processes and activities.
Over his 20-year career, Dan has worked with leaders and learners of all ages around the world to strengthen their innovation and design skills. While he has a particular passion for higher education, he has applied this approach to global companies, non-profit organizations as well as civic institutions.
Building upon his graduate work in Learning, Design and Technology from Stanford University, Dan has taught design courses at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education, has advised the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and has served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance, a children’s environmental health organization.
Prior to his graduate studies and work at Stanford, Dan worked with schools, museums, high-tech startups in Silicon Valley and also taught ESL in the United States and Japan. Beyond work, Dan enjoys spending time with his family, running marathons and coaching his local elementary school chess team.