David has more than 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He has held senior roles including CFO and Board Director for both publicly held and private companies, and has extensive experience in several disciplines including advisory, operating and research.
He serves on the advisory board for late-stage venture co-investment fund Pharus Capital Management. In healthcare, David serves on the finance committee for Epica Medical Innovations and the advisory board of Ellington Healthcare Partners, an early-stage venture fund focused on early-stage investment in oncology, adult stem cells and nanotechnologies. For The World Bank Group, he consults on financial inclusion and mobile technology, and the development of technology strategy for health initiatives in southern Africa. His paper on mobile money and disaster relief is published in “Technologies for Development: What is Essential?” (Springer Verlag).
David served as CFO and Board Director at Interclick, Inc., a behavioral targeting internet advertising network. From 2007 to 2011, Interclick revenues grew organically from $7mm to $150mm (115% compound annual growth), making it one of the fastest growing companies listed on Nasdaq. In December 2011, in an all-cash offer Yahoo acquired Interclick for $270 million. At Aspen Group, owner & operator of online university Aspen University, David served as CFO and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. David was integral to taking Aspen public, raising growth capital and developing relationships with healthcare providers. Prior to his corporate service, David had an extensive career in investment research during which he was recognized in the WSJ All-Star Analyst Survey and co-founded start-up boutique American Technology Research.
Specialties: Audit Committee Financial Expert, Technology Strategy (Internet, IT Services, Software), Investment Professional, Capital Structures, Business Valuation, Asset Allocation, Stock Selection, Equity Analysis, Research Services, Venture Capital Fund, Commentator.