Dan Berger is the Founder and CEO of the Washington, D.C.-based Social Tables. The award-winning software platform has been used to source, plan, and execute over one million events since 2011. The company has over 4,000 customers in 100 countries. It has been recognized as one of the best places to work in the D.C. area by the Washington Post and SmartCEO. Social Tables has won numerous industry awards, including Best Industry Innovation from the International Live Events Association. Dan has been recognized as an industry and tech leader by BizBash, Event Solutions, Washingtonian, MeetingsNet, Successful Meetings, and others. He has most recently been named as one of the most influential leaders in the meetings industry for 2016 by Successful Meetings for the second year in a row. He volunteers with several industry organizations, including the Convention Industry Council and the Philadelphia Convention and Visitor Bureau. Prior to Social Tables, Dan worked in management consulting, ran a large association, worked for a Member of Congress, and build websites for several startups. Dan has a BA from Hunter College and an MBA from Georgetown. He was born in Israel, grew up in NYC, and lives in DC with his dog, Leroy.