Americas Lead for Manufacturing and Resources, Microsoft
Dave is the Americas Lead for Manufacturing and Resources industries. He and his team are responsible for developing and delivering high-impact solutions to empower our customers to lead digital transformation of their industries.
Dave brings over 30 years of experience in automotive, aerospace, chemical, consumer goods, high tech, industrial, and medical device industries. His specialty is leading enterprise transformation, operational turnaround, and performance improvement programs enabled by technology.
Dave is a recognized expert in value management, and a founding member of the Value Selling and Realization Council – a professional organization dedicated to helping companies maximize returns from their IT investments. He enjoys leading cross-disciplinary teams to develop shared visions, orchestrate execution plans, and deliver bottom line results.
Previously, Dave was a Global Enterprise Transformation Partner at IBM and the North American Practice Leader for Industry Value Engineering at SAP. He has held similar industry leadership roles at i2 Technologies, Trilogy, and A.T. Kearney. Dave started his career as a Control Systems Engineer at General Motors designing new products and manufacturing processes.
He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from GMI Engineering & Management Institute (now Kettering University) and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth Graduate School of Business.