Dan Arriola

Chief Executive Officer


Dan Arriola is responsible for the overall business development, operations and strategy of iD. Mr. Arriola leads the team of iD executives.


He is a graduate of Xavier University and a past recipient of a Johnson & Johnson scholarship to attend Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management’s NMSDC Advanced Management Education Program. He is also a 2010 graduate of the ”Owner/President Management” Program at Harvard Business School.

Distinctions / Memberships

Dan is actively involved in the Chicago community – he is a mentor at 1871, where he works with early stage entrepreneurs and is involved in the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), the Chicago Chapter of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, and the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO), where he serves as a mentor in the EO Accelerator Program. In addition, Dan is a board member of X-Labs, a business competition at his alma mater Xavier University Williams College of Business; where he identifies, coaches, and develops entrepreneurs who have the most aspiring ideas. Most recently, Dan joined Rogue Advising as an advising partner specializing in the topics of 3PL and fulfillment.

Question + Answers

What was the last great book you read?

“Delivering Happiness,’ by Tony Hsieh. Loved it. I loved the entrepreneurial story, I loved the passion, and I loved the message of not motivating others, but rather inspiring them.”

If you could retire tomorrow, what would you want to be?

“President and General Manager of the Miami Dolphins, to get us to the Super Bowl! I think I’d have my work cut out for me though (laughs).”

Any words of wisdom you live by?

“Positive things happen to positive people.’ It’s always been something that’s rang true for me and still a philosophy I try to live by.”