Dan started his career in 2002 as an intern for various news agencies and channels, including WNYC Radio and ABC News. In 2006-2007, he served as a Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief at Northeast Public Radio. From 2007 to 2010, Dan worked as a Reporter at Ideastream. 
From 2010 to 2012, Dan served as a Cleveland Reporter at WSPN / WBEZ / Michigan Radio. In 2012-2013, he worked as a Host of Just Business Podcast at Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and Marketplace Reporter at American Public Media. 
Dan joined Business Insider in 2015 as an Editor and currently he has a position of an Executive producer . In addition, Dan works as an Adjunct professor at NYU School of Professional Studies.