Almost 3/4ths of IT project failures start with the business. Dave is an expert at helping executives understand the business execution lifecycle and the critical role that they must play when preparing tech initiatives to automate, track and improve organizational performance.
He is a senior executive (President, COO, CIO), entrepreneur, author, speaker, board director and advisor. He’s been part of three successful tech companies taking each from co-founding or early stage to exit (1 IPO, 2 acquisitions) that have earned national recognition for innovation and growth. Dave is a trusted C-Suite advisor and peer with the expertise to cross disciplines from finance, operations and IT to sales and marketing. He has over 30 years of technology project management experience leading successful teams for clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50.
A former PWC Consultant and CPA, PMP & CSM. Dave has received awards for his ground-breaking work in SaaS, advanced analytics and AI, and has been selected to Who’s Who in American Executives & Professionals. He pursued his doctorate in Organization and Systems Design at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business where he earned his MBA. He holds bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Psychology from the University of California, Irvine. He hikes, surfs and plays guitar (badly) in Irvine, California.