David is a Silicon Valley native with deep tech company roots. He has created 15 startup teams in 11 countries and considers himself deeply multicultural having lived in 8 countries and worked in 25. David has broad industry contacts; individuals and organizations who are able to provide valuable market access. He understands and appreciates the nuances of developing economies, cultures and languages based on 22 years immersed in foreign countries. David has built and directed startups and startup teams, as well as large, complex organizations driving multiple billions of dollars in revenue. His functional experience spans the spectrum from the manufacturing line to the brand, from engineering development to the CEO, from channel development to sales/marketing, to Chairman of the Board.