Internet Consultancy        

dan smith internet consultancy


Dan has extensive experience of internet startups. He has been involved in 6 start ups, most notably Active Hotels (1999 - 2005).

Below is a brief resume of some of the positions he has held, if you would like further information please feel free to use the contact form.


  Active Hotels     Sales Director  

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Active Hotels, on-line hotel reservations, was founded in 1999 by Andrew Phillipps and Adrian Critchlow. Dan joined in 1999 as part of the team of 5 who got the business off the ground. The team successfully grew the business to a market leading position, producing over £100 million in sales in 2004.

The business was bought in 2004 by Priceline and continues to grow. The business has gone on to produce over 5.9 million bookings since 1999.


  Villas to go     Sales and Marketing  



Dan worked for Villas to go, an on-line villa rental start up, for a period of two years on a consultancy basis.

Dan assisted them with their on-line sales and marketing strategy.


  Reevoo     Acting Sales Director  



Dan worked as the Acting Sales Director for a period of eight months in order to assist the business during it's start up phase. As part of his brief, he assisted Reevoo in finding a full time Sales Director during this period. Dan reported to the CEO and attended the monthly board meetings.

The business has continued to grow and has secured additional funding.


  Vickers Aerospace     Production Management  

vickers aerospace


Dan worked for Vickers Aerospace Components managing the BMW/RR and RR(IMGT) production cells.

Dan has a BEng(Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, and prior to working in the internet startup sector he held several positions in the manufacturing sector including companies such as Catnic and AmbiRad.


© Dan Smith 2008-2011