Daniel Mendoza is a dynamic professional with roots in Venezuela and a diverse background ranging from award-winning musician to HVACR specialist. Over the years, Daniel has made numerous contributions, ultimately leading to the betterment of the HVAC our industry. He successfully founded and managed his own HVACR company embodying his commitment to improving processes and developing practical solutions. His inventive spirit led to the creation of the sheet metal tool called "Pocket Brake", which was eventually acquired and globally released by Diversitech, underscoring his impact on our ever-changing and evolving industry. Daniel has enriched teams at Bluon, Inc. in Irvine California and is currently leveraging his comprehensive expertise at the ESCO Institute to further advance industry standards. While his professional journey is the diverse and forward-thinking, in his spare time he enjoys exploring virtual reality, video games, and playing good music.