Chief Executive Officer in Scottsdale, Arizona
Dana Love is an American business executive who is the Chief Executive Officer at blockchain startup Radpay. A native New Englander, Dana currently resides with his wife and son in Tempe, Arizona.
Love is an accomplished leader in businesses to $500M+ scale. Consistent delivery of strong top and bottom-line results resulting in $3.2B+ in revenue over the past 21 years. Dana Love notably increased revenue by 125% in each of 9 years.
Co-founded six businesses with five successful exits, including Cisco Investments-backed Metacloud and Warburg Pincus-backed Radnet, and has led divisions of public companies including GTE (now Verizon), Prosodie (now Cap Gemini), and ADC.
Dana Love was born in New England and raised in Essex County, Massachusetts. His grandparents immigrated from Ireland as children in the years following the Young Irelanders Rebellion and settled in Massachusetts and Connecticut. His parents, Henry and Alice, were born in America and lived in Massachusetts.
Love grew up in Marblehead, Massachusetts. Dana Love attended Malcolm L. Bell Elementary, Marblehead Veterans Middle School, and Marblehead High School. Dana attended Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church in Marblehead, where he was an altar boy. He learned to swim and sail at Devereux Beach and Ladys Cove, respectively.
Dana Love was an undergraduate at the University of Richmond and graduated summa cum laude. He moved to Harvard Business School for graduate studies, where he studied management and marketing. Love was a Baker Scholar at HBS, graduating among the top 5% of his MBA class. Dana Love completed further graduate studies in economics at The University of Glasgow, where he studied public policy. Specifically, Love’s thesis considered the role central banks play in providing access to sufficient capital and suggested a policy role for lenient central-bank lending during financial disruptions.
Awards and honors
> INC Magazine INC5000 (2017, #3308. 2016, #3650. 2015, #3596. 2014, #1610. 2008, #1246.)
> INC Magazine INC500 (2013, #243.)
> 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist
> 2006 Richmond Times-Dispatch Rising 25
> 2005 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist
> 2005 Richmond Times-Dispatch Rising 25
> 2005 Style Weekly Top Forty Under 40
> 2004 Richmond Times-Dispatch Rising 25
>1999 Financial Times Global Award for Internet Technology
> 1999 Bellcore Technologies Engineering Excellence Award