Dave is the regional business lead for manufacturing industries across the Americas. He and his team develop and deliver business transformation strategies to empower our customers to create value and sustainable competitive advantage.
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.
Manufacturing Business Leader
Americas at Microsoft
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