Daniel studied political science and communication at the Julius Maximilian University in Würzburg and at the University of Koblenz-Landau. He wrote his dissertation on the election campaigning on Twitter for the European elections in 2014. He joined politik-digital e.V. in 2015 and has worked on a range of projects, including the Digital Bürgersprechstunde. In 2016 he took on responsibility for project coordination and video content for aula.