Daniel is recognized as a leading authority in natural language processing and successful entrepreneur. He has co-authored an MIT Press book, more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and 30 USPTO patents. He has a proven track record in securing, managing, and delivering on commitments specific to large-scale US- and EU-sponsored R&D grants; transitioning research concepts into commercial software used by more than 100M+ people worldwide (ETS Criterion, Language Weaver MT, and SDL Language Cloud); providing substantial returns to investors (Language Weaver); and creating, managing, and mentoring large R&D organizations (Language Weaver, ISI, and SDL). He is a Fellow of the Association for Computational Linguistics for significant contributions to discourse parsing, summarization and machine translation and for kick starting the statistical machine translation industry.