Daniel Johnson, Director of Innovation
Daniel Johnson serves as the Director of Innovation at Startup 405, Cleveland County’s only business incubator certified by the Oklahoma Department of Commerce that aims to help startup companies grow, prosper, and develop within the state of Oklahoma by providing a supportive environment and access to tools, resources, and technical assistance through tailored programming.
Daniel previously served as the Director of Operations at the Norman Economic Development Coalition for the past 3 years. In his role, he managed the organization's physical and digital assets, providing daily operational support for NEDC's business operations and facility management, most recently managing and overseeing the renovation of the Commerce Building in Downtown Norman that is home to the Norman Economic Development Coalition, Norman Chamber of Commerce and Visit Norman.
He holds a B.B.A. from Mid-America Christian University, where he graduated Cum Laude and made the President and Deans Honor Roll.
He has been married to his wife, Carly, for 6 years and raising sons Woodley (15) and Bauer (2).