Board Chairman, Co-Founder
Dave is a successful entrepreneur having founded, taken public, and exited two companies for nearly $1B and has over 30 years of combined telecommunications and software industry experience. Prior to starting Demand Energy in 2008, he was President & CEO of World Wide Packets, a layer-2, point-to-point Ethernet switch vendor to Comcast, Clearwire, & AT&T that was acquired by Ciena in 2008.
Before World Wide Packets, he co-founded Architel, a provisioning software telecom OSS vendor to Verizon, Cable & Wireless, BT, NYNEX, and GTE that was taken public in 1998 and subsequently acquired by Nortel in 2000. In 1996, Dave was selected Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year for his leadership at Architel.