Dan McGarry, PhD

Special Projects Consultant, Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative

Dan McGarry is the Special Projects Consultant with the Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative, currently on loan from Salesforce where he’s been a Director of Product Management.

Dan completed his doctorate in History at Stanford University with a dissertation on the political history of homelessness in San Francisco. He’s taught history at San Francisco State University and Stanford while also appearing as a guest speaker elsewhere, including the UCSF residency program at San Francisco General Hospital, helping resident physicians understand the background of the people and city they served.

At Salesforce, most recently Dan managed a team of PMs responsible for email and calendar integrations within the Sales Cloud suite of products, including desktop and mobile apps. Prior to Salesforce, Dan worked at Twitter on a range of projects including Twitter Flight School.