Dan Skaff

Co-Founder & Manager Partner, Radicle Impact; Chair, Latino Community Foundation


Daniel L. Skaff is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Radicle Impact Partners, an early-stage venture fund focused on climate and economic inclusion. Dan is former Co-CEO, President and Vice Chairman of Beneficial State, a triple bottom line bank dedicated to building prosperity in local communities with a focus on social justice, environmental resilience and economic sustainability. Beneficial State is the #3 rated B Corp globally and recipient of the California Prize for Service and the Common Good, The San Francisco Bay Area Environmental Business of the Year Award and Real Impact 100 Magazine’s Top 20 Company Award, among others. 

Dan received a bachelor’s degree with honors from Harvard University and a MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Wharton Fellow and has been a guest speaker in Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World and School for Social Impact Programs. He also completed Stanford Law School’s Director’s College, an executive education program for more effective board leadership. 

Dan is also Chairman of the Latino Community Foundation, the nation’s fastest growing non-profit focused on Latino families, children and communities; Chairman-elect of Impact Assets, a pre-eminent partner for impact investing and philanthropic giving with $3.1B AUM; and serves on the board and as former Investment Committee Chair of the Marin Community Foundation, among the nation’s largest community foundations with $3.2B in philanthropic assets. He is a past advisory board member of The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, former Co- Chairman and Lead Director of Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq GLUU, sold to Electronic Arts), and Vice Chair of The Harvard College Fund’s West Coast Council. 

Earlier in his career Dan served in the Corporate Finance Departments of Bankers Trust Company and Bank of America. He subsequently co-founded and served as Managing Partner of Sienna Ventures and its affiliates, a private investment firm focused on multi-stage venture and middle market acquisitions primarily in the mobile communications, consumer and light technology sectors. Sienna’s venture investments exceeded industry benchmarks by approximately 50% and included companies such as Protocol Communications, @Motion, Phone.com/Unwired Planet, Tradepoint Solutions/DemandTec, Priceline.com, Glu Mobile, Bojangles’ Restaurants and Heidi’s Fine Desserts.