David is a veteran executive from the manufacturing and financial services sectors with extensive experience in new product development, engineering, continuous improvement and business strategy. Customer focus and value are David’s North Star.
Early is his career, David helped Boeing champion the adoption of twin-engine overwater operations for the commercial aviation industry which has since yielded significant safety and cost benefits. As head of Engineering & New Product Development at Trans-Lux, David led agile development teams that brought numerous electronic, optical and technology products to market. David has extensive experience working with Asian & European partners.
Throughout his career, David has held key responsibilities for M&A, intellectual property, partnerships and licensing agreements. David serves as a Director for Micoy Corporation which is a technology company in the 3D virtual reality space; Micoy recently sold their IP assets to a famous film production studio.
Having served three years as the Scoutmaster of Iowa’s oldest and largest Scout Troop, David is passionate about the helping youth mature their character and leadership skills while finding their own North Star.