headshot Mike Daniels

Mike Daniels

Board Chairman, Two Six Labs

Mike Daniels is a globally recognized business entrepreneur, technology industry leader and investor. Mike Daniels has been directly involved in creating over $50 Billion in shareholder returns in high growth technology companies over 35 years.

He is the former Chairman and CEO of Network Solutions, former Chairman and CEO of Mobile365, former Chairman of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (the largest technology council in the United States) and the former Chairman of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce (the largest business advocacy organization in the State of Virginia).

He is most well known for finding and acquiring Network Solutions while at SAIC. He purchased Network Solutions for $4.7 Million in 1995, raised $3.2 Billion in the public markets from IPO in 1997 to 2000 in three offerings and then sold Network Solutions for $19.3 Billion in 2000. This record still stands on Wall Street as one of the greatest returns of any investment in a 5 year period from purchase to sale and included one of the largest internet public offerings of all time.

He received his BS and MA degrees from Northwestern University and his JD degree from the University of Missouri School of Law. He is a world adventurer having trekked, hiked and cycled globally in some of the most remote areas on earth.