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Diane K. Danielson

Diane K. Danielson ’93 is chief operating officer of Sperry Van Ness International Corporation in Boston, where she previously held the position of chief platform officer.


Promoted: Named COO of Sperry Van Ness International Corporation, a commercial real estate brokerage. Goal: To transform the male-dominated commercial real estate industry with gender diversity and technology. Prior Life: Launched an early social network for US businesswomen and was a popular speaker and blogger about social media, women, and leadership. Accolades: Named one of “40 Women to Watch Over 40” by and “50 Commercial Real Estate Power Women” by Face-Off: Was sued by Mark Zuckerberg for using the word “face” in her women’s social media networking group.

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