Dave has been an award-winning business leader with three Fortune 50 companies, two of which have been recognized as “World’s Most Admired” companies by Fortune Magazine. He has had the opportunity to take the skills, tools, and experiences learned within these highly respected organizations, and successfully drive outstanding business results within these corporations, as well as with award winning early growth companies.
Holding positions in domestic, international, and global leadership roles, Dave has experience in pre- andpost-sales, sales, marketing, business development, product management, product and selling skills training, communications, channel, brand management, and business unit as well as area management. He defined the skills necessary for these functions, and recruited both domestic and global organizations. Business and product category experience includes services, software, networks, audio/video, data storage, surveillance and security, access control, intercoms and IP audio. This broad business and technology base lead to a successful leadership role and five-year foreign assignment based in Singapore, responsible for the Asia Pacific countries. He also created the vision, design and implementation for customer experience centers with global reputation and unparalleled customer traffic.
Dave’s efforts have produced professional awards including (two) Technology Fast 50 from Deloitte, Red Herring 100 North America, and (two) Frost and Sullivan Best Practice awards. In addition, he was the recipient of the Sports Security Innovator award, presented by the Security Industry Association, and was a founding member of the NCS4 (National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security).
Dave has served as an industry subject matter expert in hundreds of trade articles, and has appeared in Wall Street Journal and Time magazine. Dave was born in Cincinnati, graduated from Miami University (Ohio) in Engineering Technology, with additional MBA study at Ohio State University and the University of St. Thomas. He and his wife Anne now reside in Charlotte, and enjoy their time with traveling, boating, music, and occasional sports.