Daniel Sherman is a strategic and organizational consultant focusing on peace and development issues. He served as a general staff officer in the Israel Defense Forces where he worked on the peace process; developed social welfare programs for disadvantaged Jewish communities in central and eastern Europe with the Joint Distribution Committee; and was international relations director for an Israeli human rights organization. He lectures regularly in Israel and the United States. He has spoken at Israel's National Defense College, Brown University's Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Vassar College and the University of California, Irvine. He has also presented at conferences within Israel's Knesset.