Chief Technology Officer
Dan joined KQED in 2000 as Director of Radio Engineering and for several years led a number of Campaign for the Future-funded projects, including a comprehensive rebuild of KQED Public Radio’s San Francisco production and transmission facilities, acquisition of KQEI-FM, and expansion of statewide news bureaus through construction of the Sacramento production center and remote offices in LA, Fresno and San Jose. Since then he has gradually taken leadership roles in other areas of Technology, assuming management responsibility for cross-platform technology projects in 2008, Web Operations in 2011, IT in 2012, Web Development in 2014, and the Technology Division as CTO in 2015.
Prior to his work with KQED, Dan was a staff engineer with the consulting engineering firm of Hammett & Edison, where he worked with clients to design new and improved transmission facilities for radio and television stations, specializing in non-commercial FM stations and DTV migration. Dan is the co-founder and Past President of the Association of Public Radio Engineers, serves as Chairman of the National Radio Systems Committee RBDS Subcommittee, has been a featured presenter at NAB, AES, and public broadcasting conventions, and writes regularly for media industry publications.