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Dan Graham is partner at the social impact investment fund Notley Ventures which he co-founded, alongside his wife Lisa, in 2015. He is also the co-founder of BuildASign.com, overseeing the company's growth strategy and plays a key role in its philanthropic efforts and talent acquisition. Dan is a recipient of various awards including Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Central Texas award, Austin Business Journal's 2012 Best CEO Award, and Austin Under 40 Austinite of the Year and winner in the Business and Entrepreneurship category in 2012. As a native Austinite, Dan personally gives back to the Austin community through participation on the Board of Directors for numerous philanthropic organizations including Austin Community Foundation, Glasshouse Policy, and Mission Capital among others. He also acts as a mentor to aspiring young entrepreneurs working with Capital Factory and SKU. Dan is a member of esteemed local and national organizations including University of Texas at Austin's College of Natural Sciences Advisory Council, Young President's Organization, Startup Games (Board Member), The Texas Lyceum, and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. Dan earned undergraduate degrees in computer science and philosophy from The University of Texas at Austin (2003), and a J.D. from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law (2005). As the father to three incredible daughters, Dan spends his free time with them and his wife, Lisa. Dan is an avid reader and enjoys practicing yoga a few times a week. He is a member of the 2016 Class of Henry Crown Fellows and the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.