As President and CEO of Blueprint, Dan Shimmerman is blazing a trail for Blueprint as the global standard for the rapidly emerging requirements definition management (RDM) market. Dan has a proven track record of success in delivering strategic vision and value for all stakeholders. Prior to joining Blueprint, he was President and CEO of Varicent Software, a global provider of sales performance management solutions, which was acquired by IBM in 2012. Over the course of his career, he has worked with a wealth of world-class clients, including Deutsche Bank, SAFECO Insurance, Aetna Insurance, Zurich, Lincoln Financial Group, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, General Electric, and Jim Beam Brands. Dan is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from York University and an MBA from the University of Toronto.