Daniel is an Independent Advisor/Consultant in alternative data analytics. He advises Hedge Funds on building proprietary market intelligence teams and sourcing unique alternative data sets. He also advises several data companies and NLP/AI platforms in monetizing their products within the investment community. Previously, Daniel was founder and CEO of Tangent Data Services, the first alternative data analytics business using email data to come to market and service the buy-side. Daniel also spent five years at Hunter Global Investors (a global, equity focused hedge fund) covering the global financial services sector. Prior to Hunter Global, Daniel was a Managing Director in the Equity Research Department at Bear Stearns. As the Senior Analyst covering the brokers, asset managers, and financial technology sectors, Daniel was recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine for his outstanding work from 2000 to 2007. Daniel started his career at Ernst & Young LLP. He spent six years in the Audit Department focusing on the financial services industry and was promoted to Audit Manager. Daniel graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from The George Washington University and received his CPA Certification in 1995.