Dan Graham serves as Founder and CEO of BuildASign.com where he oversees growth strategy and plays a key role in the company's philanthropic efforts and talent acquisition. A native Austinite, Dan co-founded BuildASign.com in March 2005 and has since bootstrapped the company to great success, with operations in four countries, more than 220 employees and $40 million in revenue.
Under Dan's leadership, BuildASign.com has maintained a culture of giving, contributing more than $600,000 worth of in-kind donations to over 500 local and national non-profit organizations. In addition, the company has donated nearly 275,000 Welcome Home banners to families and friends of returning military, totaling more than $8.5 million in retail value.
Dan was named a 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist, 2012 Austin Business Journal's CEO of the Year and 2012 Austinite of the Year by Austin Under 40, recognizing his success as a business owner as well as his commitment to philanthropic work. He personally gives back to the Austin community through participation on Boards and Steering Committees for numerous organizations including TeXchange, Austin Pets Alive!, the Austin Chamber of Commerce, Caritas, United Way, 40 Acres Society, the City of Austin and the Seton Fund. He also acts as a mentor to aspiring young entrepreneurs, working with Capital Factory, Incubation Station and The University of Texas.
Dan earned undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from the School of Law at the University of Texas at Austin.