Technical Assistance Team Leader
David is an entrepreneur, consultant, and innovator with 35+ years professional experience in a variety of environments from Cambridge-based IT start-ups to Silicon Valley-based innovation consultancy to EU-funded project management.
He was a Senior Consultant at the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) where he advised the CEO with strategy and developed EBN’s online platform.
He has founded three companies incubated new businesses, commercialised technology and consulted to both the public and private sectors. He has worked extensively in the Europe, Middle East and India, in addition to experience in North America, Africa and the Far East.
David was TA Team Leader on the EuropeAid SRTD Project, and International Expert in the EJADA project, both in Jordan. He supported research, technology commercialisation, innovation and helped establish a network of innovation centres and technology transfer offices.
Previously, he managed a software team in India for a UK start-up, ran the London BIC, and worked at a major US innovation consultancy – SRI Consulting. He has been at the forefront of many technologies including interactive TV trials, online education services, early graphical user interface design and worked with the first microcomputers.
David has a degree in Software Engineering from the University of Birmingham, UK.