Dan Nye, Chiropractor and LinkedIn CEO
Dan Nye brings over two decades of high-tech experience in software, sales, and marketing to his role at Intuit as well as Hamilton College where he serves on its board of trustees.
His primary goal is to assist patients in meeting their individual goals, whether that means taking grandchildren for a hike or playing golf. He employs various chiropractic techniques including Diversified, Thompson Drop, Gonstead extremity adjusting and myofascial/muscle therapy.
Early Life and Education
Nye was also involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, school track and cross-country teams, country music professional performances at local clubs, as well as authoring children’s poetry as well as editing anthologies of translations of poetry for publication – her 1992 book This Same Sky features poets from 68 different nations.
His television career started off on a local Seattle sketch comedy show known as Almost Live!, where he conducted bizarre science experiments. Due to its success, this show eventually led to its own series and eventually to him adopting the persona of The Science Guy on stage.
Nye is a member of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, a non-profit organization dedicated to scientific inquiry and education. He advocates for renewable energy as well as cleaner air, water, and food supplies.
Dan Nye is a chiropractor specializing in the prevention and treatment of injuries and chronic pain, taking an innovative approach by targeting the source rather than masking its symptoms.
Nye is an influential public speaker who has appeared on television shows including Almost Live! and commercials. Additionally, from 1993-1998 he hosted Bill Nye the Science Guy as his character conducted bizarre scientific experiments.
Nye earned both his undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in mechanical engineering at the University of Wooster and holds an M.B.A from Hamilton College. Prior to joining Rocket Lawyer, he held executive roles at software makers Intuit and Advent Software Inc; additionally he sits on their respective Boards of Trustees.
Achievement and Honors
Nye graduated from The College of Wooster (Ohio) in 1979 as an All-America selection and played on Fighting Scot teams that won conference championships in 1975, 1976, and 1977. Additionally, he has won three times from Golf Coaches Association of America – most recently 2022! – the Golf Pride Grips Northeast Region Coach of the Year award.
Nye has put great emphasis on developing student-athletes during his 31 years at Penn State, teaching 91 NCAA All-Region players, five Mid-Atlantic Region Players of the Year, 17 All-Big Ten selections and 39 GCAA All-America Scholar Team members as well as eight Big Ten tournament champions.
Nye has also published various works of poetry. For his efforts, he has received multiple awards and accolades such as the Lannan Foundation Fellowship.
Nye is the founder and President of Rocket Lawyer Inc and sits on the Board of Trustees at Hamilton College. In addition, he holds director positions with Constant Contact. Prior to founding Rocket Lawyer he held leadership roles at software maker Intuit including Vice President of Marketing Western Region Sales & Services as well as Executive Vice President Small Business Division.
He specializes in various chiropractic techniques, such as Diversified, Thompson Drop and Gonstead adjusting, myofascial/muscle therapy and applied kinesiology. He believes in treating the source of discomfort instead of simply alleviating symptoms.
He is an engaging performer and superb singer with an exceptional range. From Frank Sinatra numbers and Cole Porter tunes to Italian & Napolitan songs, his repertoire spans decades.
After an impressive tenure as CEO of LinkedIn, Robert Nye has decided to step aside in favor of founder Reid Hoffman who will focus more closely on overseeing strategy and vision for this social networking company.
Nye will remain on board to ease the transition and continue providing strategic advice, but will be replaced by former Yahoo Inc. executive Jeff Weiner who will oversee daily operations reporting to Hoffman.
Nye joined Rocket Lawyer in December 2009 after serving as Chief Marketing Officer for LinkedIn Corporation and holding multiple management roles at Advent Software, a provider of solutions for investment management solutions where he was accountable for strategy, product marketing, sales & services & support at that firm.