David is a strategic thinker in the field of digital innovation, gleaned from over 30 years in senior management, sales and marketing positions in the technology sector. A high achieving professional, he is a mentor, coach and leader of high performing teams. He has a reputation for thinking outside the square, managing complexity, speed of engagement, excellent communications and sincere people skills.

Currently the Director Sales and Marketing for Jade Software, he sits on their Senior Leadership Team responsible for Jade’s overall sales, marketing and communications strategies. Prior to Jade he held senior management roles at NEC, Spark, IBM, Oracle, Sun Microsystems and StorageTek.

Bringing a diverse set of insights and thinking to the Executive and Board governance table is something David thrives on. Apart from his Aktive role, he is also an Advisory Board Member of NZ Asian Leaders, a member of the NZ Institute of Directors, the Information Technology Association of NZ (ITANZ) and numerous Chinese Associations and Communities including the NZ Chinese Association and Future Dragonz.