Dan Horwood is the Interim General Counsel at Velodyne Lidar, leading a team of lawyers who manage Velodyne’s legal and compliance functions. Dan is a results-oriented senior advisor, counselor and business leader with more than 20 years serving in leadership roles at the SEC, at two multinational law firms, and as a c-suite level executive.
Dan has extensive experience with SEC compliance, preparation and execution of capital markets and M & A transactions, partnering with the board of directors, navigating complex regulatory schemes, managing high stakes litigation, transforming companies through change leadership, creating and fostering a culture of compliance, and building high performing legal departments. Dan has managed through business changes with a steady hand, sound advice, and strong leadership.
Dan received his B.A. from Connecticut College and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.