Dan Niles has more than 18 years of investment industry experience. He serves as a Senior Portfolio Manager.

From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Niles was a Managing Director at Neuberger Berman, Inc., a subsidiary of Lehman Brothers, and Chief Executive Officer of Neuberger Berman Technology Management, LLC, the former general partner of the Funds. Mr. Niles first joined Lehman Brothers in May 2000, as the Senior Sell-Side Equity Research Analyst covering computer hardware and semiconductors.

Prior to Lehman Brothers, Mr. Niles was at Robertson Stephens where he held similar responsibilities as a Managing Director in Equity Research until 2000. He was in Robertson's mergers & acquisitions group from 1990 to 1997. Before starting his Wall Street career, Mr. Niles was an Engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation.

Mr. Niles received a BS in Systems Engineering from Boston University and a MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.