Daniel Kipngetich Simotwo was born 31st December 1964. Mr. Simotwo  has taught in Moi University since 2003 (close to 20 years), though he was confirmed in 2013. During his duration in Moi University, Mr. Simotwo taught courses in the areas of political science, that included common courses that were offered in the now defunct School of Human Resources Development.

While at Department of History, Political Science and Public Administration. Mr. Simotwo has apart from teaching , has been a coordinator of diploma courses in the department, since 2016.