In 1973, Daniel Borel earned an engineering degree in Physics from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, and in 1977 received a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Borel co-founded Logitech at his father-in-law's farm in 1981 with Pierluigi Zappacosta and Giacomo Marini. He served as Logitech's Chairman 1982 to 2008, and served as the company's CEO from 1982 to 1988, and again from 1992 to 1998. In 1988, he took the Logitech Group public on the Swiss stock market, and on the Nasdaq in 1997. He is currently serving on Logitech's Board of Directors.
Borel currently serves on the board of directors of Logitech and Nestlé. He also serves on the board of defitech, a foundation that brings IT technology to disabled people and is chairman of swissUP, a foundation dedicated to the promoting education in Switzerland.
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