Dan Piech is an entrepreneur, designer, engineer, and pioneering photographic artist. He leads a team of like-minded technology innovators producing the highest resolution fine art photographs ever created.
Dan's passion for photographic artwork began while experimenting in the darkroom as a child and his desire to push the technological envelope subsequently led him to begin exploring novel uses of digital imaging technologies. After years of research, development, and engineering, Dan has honed a unique set of techniques for generating exceptionally high quality images with distinctive aesthetic qualities. In 2017, Dan built and launched VAST
, a company devoted to advancing the art and craftsmanship of ultra high resolution image-making.
Prior to starting VAST, Dan founded a full-service creative studio specializing in photography, design, & web-development, was head of product management & partnerships for an internet data analytics company, and also led product management teams at large tech companies. Dan was awarded the National Rising Star Award by the Advertising Research Foundation for his work to model consumer habits on the internet and has degrees in economics, art, and public policy from Duke University.
A thought-leader in the industry, Dan has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including MIT's Hacking Arts Festival, Social Media Week, OMMA Global, E-Business Week, and the NAB Show, among others. His photographs and artwork have appeared in publications including The New York Times and The Huffington Post, in Hollywood films, on national television, and on walls across the world.