Dan Olszewski (BS '87)
Dan Olszewski is the Director of the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship at the Wisconsin School of Business. Over the past 14 years he has taught thousands of students and is the recipient of various school-wide teaching awards.
Prior to joining UW-Madison, Olszewski was CEO and Chairman of Parts Now!/Katun, where he led the successful buyout of the founder in 1999. Before joining Parts Now! he was a consultant at McKinsey and Company, with a focus on strategy, supply chain, technology, and finance. He has also worked for IBM, the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and Yasuda Fire and Marine Insurance in Tokyo.
Olszewski currently serves on the board for First Business Financial Services (NASDAQ:FBIZ) and the National Guardian Life Insurance Company. He has previously served on the board of various startups, mid-sized businesses and non-profits.
Olszewski graduated from UW-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Computer Sciences, and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.