Prior to joining XPLANE, Danoosh was the Head of Business Development and Partnerships for IDEO U—the educational arm of the award-winning design and innovation firm IDEO. Before that, Danoosh helped build the company General Assembly—an education-technology start-up that teaches the most relevant and in-demand digital skills across data, design, business, and technology.
The early part of Danoosh's career was spent as an Industrial Engineer designing industrial products for critical applications in oil and gas, chemical, and power where safety and reliability were paramount considerations. Danoosh holds a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering with a minor in Business Administration from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.
When he's not meeting with clients, you can find Danoosh at Alamo Square in San Francisco prototyping innovative ways to make his toddler son laugh.