A certified lean startup acceleration specialist, Innovation thought leader, Co-author of “The Corporate Startup”
Dan is a dual MBA degree holder who graduated from Bradford University and TiasNimbas Business School and is certified as a lean startup acceleration specialist by Columbia University through the Lean Launchpad program. As a certified (Columbia University) lean startup acceleration specialist, Toma helps large companies such as Deutsche Telekom, Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover, Bayer, John Deere, and Allianz to master lean startup techniques. As a proponent of the ecosystem in approaching innovation, he also works with government bodies to develop national innovation ecosystems, including the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Vietnam. Dan is Co-author of The Corporate Startup (Vakmedien, 2017), which won the Management Book of the Year for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, from the Chartered Management Institute and The British Library in 2018. He also has shared his knowledge with universities such as the Royal Academy of Engineering and the University of Applied Science Rhein-Main.