Dan Preston, Chief Executive Officer, joined Metromile in 2013 as Chief Technology Officer before becoming Chief Executive Officer in 2014. Under his leadership, Metromile has experienced significant policy, premium and employee growth. The company has also established itself as the industry leader in leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve the customer experience and lower loss ratios. Metromile has been voted a Best Place to Work by Glassdoor and the Phoenix Business Journal. Prior to joining Metromile, Dan was the co-founder and chief technology officer of AisleBuyer, a mobile retail innovator that was acquired by Intuit Inc. in April 2012.
He has published several research papers on machine learning with applications such as astrophysics, remote sensing, and computer vision. Dan holds a master’s degree in Computer Science with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Computer Vision from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Brandeis University, where he received the Michtom Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Computer Science and graduated Summa Cum Laude with highest honors in Computer Science.