Former CIO & Digital Exec; Adjunct Professor, Author & Advisor
An internationally recognised innovator, he is a thinker and pragmatist. His expertise lies in offering unique and succinct insights that enable organisations and their people to realise their technology and digital potential.
In 2019 he authored ‘DIGITAL EVERYONE’S BUSINESS | Get your hands DIRTY’ (working title to be published in September 2019) introducing a framework of sensible stages for organisations to realise their digital potential. He believes that good people within organisations have the potential to be great and that their current knowledge, combined with digital fundamentals, will contribute to a business truly realising its potential.
He works with CEOs, Executives, CIOs and their teams who are committed to realising the potential of their technology. He founded CHANGE lead ™ | Practical Digital in 2018. His international career of three decades has spanned multiple industries, much of it involving transformation and the next stage of something. David lived in London from 2001 to 2010 and is now based in Melbourne, Australia. In his career, he was employed across many industries including Construction and Engineering, Professional Services, Technology, Management Consulting and Financial Services.
In 2018, David completed IMD and MIT’s “Driving Strategic Innovation” in Switzerland. He is an advocate of their approach to practise-based research and when appropriate, will refer to this with his clients. Since 2015 he has been an Adjunct Professor and a member of the Business School Industry Advisory Board at Swinburne University of Technology.
In 2016, David was one of ComputerWorld’s global Premier Technology Leaders.