Daniel is a co-founder and CEO of Engage where he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Engage’s day to day operations and big picture strategy. Outside of his work with Engage, Daniel manages and consults for several professional athletes including USC blind long snapper Jake Olson and NFL veterans Ryan Harris and Ross Tucker.
Daniel has always been interested in entrepreneurship and co-founded his first tech company, Shiftcloud, with Engage CTO Mike Olson while they were both in high school.
Outside of his work endeavors, Daniel enjoys all things sports from playing to watching, and also enjoys investing and is an avid reader. Daniel graduated from USC in May of 2019 with a degree in business.
February 8, 2022
I’ve been an athlete for as long as I can remember. Sport has taught me the impact of intentional leadership, the collective power of the team, the freedom of discipline, the fruit of adversity, and the beauty of human connection. Sport is a stage. An athlete’s peak performance is temporary, but the stage of sport […]
July 6, 2021
Engage™ is a web based platform designed to digitize the process of booking anything from a speech to a once in a lifetime experience. Engage™ is the Airbnb for events, allowing individuals to book talent online for a keynote speech, buy tickets to talent’s pop-up events, or engage with talent in a unique, personalized way. […]
April 29, 2020
In today’s episode of Impact with John Shegerian, John interviews Daniel Hennes, a recent USC graduate who during his college career was the manager of Jake Olson, the first NCAA blind football player, and based on his experiences managing Jake started a technology startup company called Engage with a mission of disrupting the talent booking […]