Author: Daniel Folkman
Daniel Folkman is the VP of Strategy and Chief of Staff at goPuff, an instant needs food and alcohol delivery service. . Due to its unique vertically integrated operating model and hyper-local delivery, goPuff is able to connect people with their wants and needs with a speed and affordability no other company can.
Folkman graduated from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management in 2012 with a dual major in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises and Finance and a minor in Economics. While at Syracuse, Folkman participated in the Syracuse Student Sandbox, the IDEA Awards Competition and many other startup events.
He has since spent time investing in and advising early-stage startups, participating on panels at conferences, such as SXSW and Shop.org, and speaking to Fortune 500 executive teams on innovation, new retail and digital transformation. Additionally, he serves on the Young Whitman Advisory Council for the Whitman School.