Dave is currently the Chairman of Opmetrix and Otakaro Pathways. He is a director of Futrix and Mckesson New Zealand.
Dave has nearly 30 years of experience of working in the hi-tech sector. In this time Dave has held executive roles in organisations that range in size from British Airways to early stage start-ups. Over the last 15 years Dave’s roles include CEO roles at iTouch Business Mobility, whom he led through its sale (and the subsequent earn out period) to a UK based PLC, and Emendo, a Christchurch based Health IT Company. Dave grew Emendo from a 5 person start up in 2007, through to a highly successful international organisation and in 2013 Dave led Emendo through its acquisition by pharma giant McKesson Corporation – now ranked 7th on the Fortune 100.
In 2005 Dave founded a Christchurch based angel investment business that focused on investments in early revenue stage software and electronics companies. Dave has proven hands-on experience of establishing export businesses, capital raising and two very successful business exits to significant listed overseas organisations, combine with a passion for NZ business, to ensure that he brings pragmatism to driving growth and in particular to working towards successful exit outcomes.