Oct 25, 2018
Dan Gaul is the co-founder and Chief Technical Officer (CTO) for Digital Trends, a Portland, Oregon-based publisher of consumer-targeted websites. In his role, Dan is charged with oversight of tech operations for Digital Trends’ suite of platforms including: Digital Trends, the popular site for news, information and reviews on personal tech; its Spanish-language companion, DT Español, and The Manual an aspirational-living site targeted to males.
As CTO, Dan is responsible for site partner integration, trouble-shooting, brand development, SEO (search engine optimization), research, and development for all Digital Trends platforms. Along with his business partner and fellow co-founder Ian Bell, the pair launched Digital Trends in 2006 and continued to build and fortify DigitalTrends.com, which currently attracts roughly 25MM visitors per month. More recently, Dan was instrumental in the creation of DT Español to serve Spanish-speaking consumers and The Manual, a men’s lifestyle site dedicated to news and information on men’s grooming, health and wellness, travel, food and fashion.