San Diego, California, United States
Daniel Kao is a computer science student at UCSD. Born and raised in the heart of the Silicon Valley, he is passionate about technology and startups.
Daniel grew up under a computer table because his parents couldn’t get him in a playpen. There, he taught himself how to code and began connecting with people all over the world via diplateevo, his blog that reaches over 6000 monthly views. His mission is to build systems that help people reach their maximum potential and has led to endeavors in education, entrepreneurship, technology.
He has been a director at Student Voice, a nation-wide nonprofit organization, helped start The New School of San Francisco, a forward-thinking charter school in San Francisco, and worked at a large range of technology startups as well as starting his own.
In his spare time, he cooks, eats, dances, golfs, drums, makes other loud noises and explosions, and does awesome.