Dan Cohen

California, USA

Cloud, Mobility, Semiconductor, Enterprise SW/ SaaS, All

Partner, NextLeap Ventures; Former VP at Adobe

Dan Cohen - Dan Cohen is a Tech executive, Advisor, and Investor with a track record of driving strategic transformation and growth for both large and small businesses. His views on responding to industry disruption have been published in the MIT Sloan Management Review and the McKinsey Quarterly, and he has guest lectured at the Berkeley Haas School of Business. Dan�s areas of expertise span business models, go-to-market, product strategy, branding, partnerships, M&A, and business operations.

As Vice-President of Strategy at Adobe, he developed and drove its successful strategy to move to the cloud, which is being broadly followed by other major software companies and has resulted in a 15-fold increase in Adobe�s stock price. Earlier in his career, he held senior roles at Intel Corporation. As head of product management for the notebook computer business, Dan helped move Wi-Fi into the mainstream with the launch of the Centrino product line. He also ran the Intel Inside marketing program and World-wide Channel programs. Dan started his career at Bell Laboratories. He holds an MBA from Stanford, an MS in Engineering from UC Berkeley, and a Bachelor's degree, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Oregon Clark Honors College.