Daniel is Director of Business Development for Ripple Labs, the organization that develops and promotes the Ripple network protocol and payment system. Previously, Daniel co-founded RaisedBy.us, an enterprise charitable donation platform and performed M&A and fundraising transactions as an investment banker with Petsky Prunier, LLC one of the most active investment banks for the digital media and technology sectors. He graduated from the U. of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Diplomatic History and Urban Studies with a thesis on Refining the Remittance Relationship: Immigrant Latinos and Financial Markets in the U.S. He is originally from Chile.