Daniel Saat’s purpose is grounded in using market-oriented business acumen to help solve complex social problems.  From 2005-2010 he lived in San Francisco and worked for Tides, a social enterprise that provides infrastructure services to a network of thousands of nonprofits, philanthropists, activists, and social entrepreneurs.  As Senior Financial Analyst, he was responsible for financial strategy and analytics, systems development, and performance and knowledge management processes.

After completing a dual MBA/MPA degree program at NYU in June 2013, Daniel moved to Tel Aviv to continue exploring the intersections between finance, data, organizational development, and social change.  During the summer of 2011, Daniel worked at the Reut Institute, an Israeli public policy strategy group.  The following summer, he lived in Beijing and worked with CreditEase, China’s largest peer-to-peer micro lending platform.

Daniel holds his undergraduate degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, with a minor in Middle Eastern Studies.