David is the President & CEO of Acrelic Group where he leads more than a dozen experienced operating and consulting principals focused on Sustainability, Strategy, Strategic Growth, Marketing, Rapid Operational Improvements, and Organizational Alignment. Acrelic Group works with the leading global companies across diverse sectors such as Defense Electronics, Computers, Telecom, Software, Life Sciences, Energy, Networking, Bio-Tech/Pharma, and the Internet. David is also Chairman of Acrelic Interactive, a Software as a Service lead qualification and management solution company he founded in 2002.
David has spent more than 25 years in Executive Operating Roles in large companies, CEO roles in startups, and strategic advisory roles to large companies. He has also been a board member of 5 companies. He has successfully grown business across 5 continents, been engaged in more than 30 M&A transactions, and assisted in bringing hundreds of new products to market. His consulting experience has led him to evaluate hundreds of companies for acquisition, investment, or partnering. David has also commercialized several defense technologies that have had significant sustainability impacts.
David’s direct industry experience comes from working for well known companies such as Telcordia, AT&T (Ameritech), Meta Strategies & Solutions, Technology Financial Services, ABC (Disney) , and Harvard University. His clients have included: AT&T, Computer Associates, Deutsche Telkom, HP, IBM, L-3 communications, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Siemens, Thermo Fisher, and Verizon.
In addition to his responsibilities with Acrelic Group, David is currently the Chairman of the Sustainability SIG of the Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG – a national organization of more than 1800 CMOs and VPs of marketing). He is also the Chairman of Acrelic Interactive, a marketing software company he founded in 2002.
David and his team are currently focused on Sustainability as a Competitive Advantage™ and working with clients to develop sustainability dashboards and investment portfolios for sustainability efforts at the board and executive level.
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