Dan O’Brien, Chief Growth Officer

As Chief Growth Officer, Dan O’Brien plays a crucial role in steering SLI toward growth and success, leveraging his extensive experience in strategic and executive leadership and business development.

Dan O’Brien brings a wealth of experience to SLI, having previously served as the President of Fastlane Americas, where he also held the positions of General Manager and COO. Prior to his tenure at Fastlane Americas, Dan served as the VP of Managed Services at Microtek, where he was instrumental in formulating go-to-market strategies for new services and client solutions. His responsibilities encompassed the development of strategic growth plans, and global expansion initiatives, as well as pre-sales and post-sales support, and marketing for all services.

Before that, Dan held the position of VP of Global Operations and Planning at Global Knowledge, where he oversaw the global implementation and standardization of products and services. His portfolio included managing a global quality management program and leading teams of over 250 employees and 600 contractors across 12 countries.

Dan’s remarkable career also includes 20 years of service with the Canadian Department of Defense, where he retired as a Master Warrant Officer. Currently residing in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife and a rotation of foster dogs, Dan also has two grown children and extended family in Canada.