Former Chairman & CEO
Mike Daniels is a globally recognized business entrepreneur, technology industry leader and investor.
Mike Daniels has been directly involved in creating over $50 Billion in shareholder returns in high growth technology companies over 35 years.
He is the former Chairman and CEO of Network Solutions, former Chairman and CEO of Mobile365, former Chairman of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (the largest technology council in the United States) and former Chairman of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce (the largest business advocacy organization in the State of Virginia).
As former Senior Vice President of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), he is one of the senior executives who built SAIC from 1986 to 2004 into the largest privately held,employee owned, science technology services companies in the United States.
He is most well-known for finding and acquiring Network Solutions while at SAIC. He purchased Network Solutions for $4.7 Million in 1995, raised $3.2 Billion in the public markets from IPO in 1997 to 2000 in three offerings and then sold Network Solutions in 2000 for $19.3 Billion. This record still stands on Wall Street as one of the greatest returns on any investment in a 5 year period from purchase to sale and included one of the largest internet offerings of all time
He has served on 23 public, private and non-profit boards of directors often as Chairman of the board. He currently serves on the board of directors of Blackberry, CACI International, Mercury Systems and Two Six Labs as Chairman. Some of his notable past board service has included Acentia, Apogen, GlobalLogic (as Chairman), Invincea (as Chairman), Logistics Management Institute (as Chairman),Sybase, Telcordia Technologies and VeriSign.