Managing DirectorTEL: 908-273-7600
Dan O’Donnell is co-founder and Managing Director of XP Search since it’s inception in 1999.
Since the beginning of this century, Dan has been providing top talent, both executive and non-executive level, to the most demanding technology clients in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Dan started his career in 1984 at RCA Microelectronics designing integrated circuits, software and technologies that automated the design of integrated circuits. From 1986 to 1994 Dan worked for Zycad. He started as an application engineer, but quickly moved into a sales and business development role. Zycad provided hardware simulation accelerators to most of the world largest computers’ designers and manufacturers. From 1995 to 1999 he worked for Synopsys Inc. in Sales management roles. Synopsys introduced synthesis software that revolutionized the way integrated circuits and microprocessors are designed today. O’Donnell founded Xpotential along with Mr. Schott in 1998 and O’Donnell has been a Managing Director with Xpotential 1999 to present.
O’Donnell received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University in 1984. Since 2010, Dan has been an Investment Adviser Representative with Xpotential Inc, a Registered Investment Adviser. Dan O’Donnell earned the Charter Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2014.