Scholar, author, educator, Daniel has developed plans for a transformative school, which aims to give rise to global change-makers and thought leaders (Threshold School). Daniel carries teaching licenses in both social studies and elementary education. He has taught occasionally throughout the Boulder Valley School District. Formerly, he taught in the gifted program at Indian Bend Elementary. He offers after-school enrichment programs for teens--from creative writing to the constructing of sci-fi, futuristic scenarios.
Daniel is the author of Publishers Weekly’s star-reviewed The Blueprint: Averting Global Collapse. From climate change to deforestation, the book deals with the various stressors afflicting the environment and lays out a comprehensive array of mitigation measures.
Daniel has been invited to serve as environmental studies speaker at universities, academic conferences, and radio shows. He is an Active Member of the professional association Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), and a former member of the Innovation & Creativity Committee for the Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented (CAGT). He is an expert on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
He is the founder of The Exploration Company, where he directed product development, pioneering sophisticated interactive world maps and history map programs for the school market. These programs have been adopted by various school districts throughout the United States and the United Kingdom.
Earlier, Daniel was the creative director of Virtual Kids World by Compedia.
Daniel lives with his wife and two children in Lafayette, Colorado.