Daniel Dines

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Daniel Dines
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Dines in 2021
Daniel Solomon Dines

January 1972
Onești, Romania
EducationUniversity of Bucharest
Known forCo-founder and CEO, UiPath
SpouseAlexandra Dines

Daniel Solomon Dines (born January 1972) is a Romanian billionaire entrepreneur, and the co-founder and CEO of UiPath, a robotic process automation platform. He is nicknamed Boss of the Bots, becoming the first bot billionaire.[1]

In March 2022, Dines was the wealthiest person in Romania, with an estimated net worth of US$2.9 billion.[2]

Early life[edit]

Dines' father was an engineer and his mother a teacher.[3] Dines earned a degree from the University of Bucharest.[2]


Dines worked for Microsoft in Seattle, Washington, US, from 2000 to 2005, then later returned to Romania.[4] Dines started DeskOver in 2005 in Bucharest, Romania, and later renamed it UiPath and moved its headquarters to New York City in 2018.[2] He has stated that he wanted UiPath to be a kind of Romanian Google or Facebook.[4]


In April 2019, Dines donated €1 million to help rebuild Notre-Dame.[5]


  1. ^ "From Communism To Coding: How Daniel Dines Of $7 Billion UiPath Became The First Bot Billionaire". Forbes. 11 September 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Forbes profile: Daniel Dines". Forbes. Retrieved 12 March 2022.
  3. ^ Ce rețea de firme deține miliardarul Daniel Dines în România
  4. ^ a b "Istoria fabuloasă a lui Daniel Dines, IT-istul român care a lucrat pentru Microsoft, dar care s-a întors în ţară pentru a crea UiPath, cea mai valoroasă companie pornită în România". Ziarul Financiar (in Romanian). 20 March 2019.
  5. ^ "UiPath Founder Daniel Dines On The Cover Of Forbes Magazine As The Richest Romanian". Romania Journal (in Romanian). 12 September 2019.

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