Dan Grech is the founder and lead instructor of BizHack Academy, which provides digital marketing training to corporations and marketing executives businesses across South Florida. He was the News Director at WLRN (Miami’s NPR station) and was part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team at The Miami Herald. He co-hosted Miami’s first podcast, Under the Sun.
He’s worked at The Washington Post, Marketplace and PBS’s Nightly Business Report. He’s also worked as the head of digital marketing at two software startups and the nation’s largest Hispanic-owned energy company. Dan is an active member of the South Florida startup ecosystem, where he’s mentored companies at the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program, Babson College’s WIN Lab, StartUP FIU, The Idea Center at Miami Dade College, the Innovation Hub at Broward College, the Watson Institute at Lynn University and the Inter American Development Bank. He’s taught at top universities including Princeton, Columbia and University of Miami.
Dan is a graduate of Princeton University and has a Masters degree in storytelling from FIU and journalism from Universidad Torcuato di Tella in Argentina. He’s a father of two, his wife Gretchen Beesing is the CEO of Catalyst Miami, and his favorite color is purple.