Daniel Willson

Chief Operating Officer

Daniel is the COO at HackCville and one of its founding members. He graduated UVA in 2016 with a BA in Computer Science. He was part of the founding team of HackCville during his time in school, where he founded Hustle, The Pioneer, Storyboard, and Wireframe. Daniel was as an early employee at Uncubed and the Tom Tom Founders Festival and formerly ran startup support programs with the Virginia Governor’s Office. You can reach him at daniel@hackcville.com.

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Daniel's Published Stories

How we review skills course applications at HackCville

And how we’re changing it this semester to respond to feedback

How we review applications at HackCville

And why we’re not proud of our acceptance rate

Behind the Scenes of HackCville’s Application Process

Our approach to building an inclusive, entrepreneurial community

Ask Wahoowa: Startup vs. Big Company – Which is Best Right After College?

We ask dozens of U.Va. alumni for their thoughts on this polarizing question.

HackCville’s Alumni Mentorship Program, Round 2

The results are in from the second semester of our alumni-student program. Here’s how we did and what we learned

We Rebuilt Our Website in 9 Days. Here’s Why.

You’re looking at the next big step forward for The Pioneer: our brand new website.

The State of Wahoowa: December 2015

A new team, a new mentorship program, and 18 events later, here’s the state of the Wahoowa Network.

Wahoowa Mentorship Program: What We Learned

What we learned from building our first alumni-student mentorship program

Turning Beer Cans into Meals

By recycling trash from parties, students make money for a local food bank.