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Born:
October 13, 1974
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David Beatty is the Founder of Refer.me .

David is a computer engineer with over 24 years of IT and social media experience particularly in user-facing systems.

Prior to founding Refer.me,

David was an Executive Director in technology at Goldman Sachs in Honkg Kong. During his 12 years at Goldman Sachs, David was awarded a full Executive MBA scholarship.

He attended Kellogg- HKUST and graduated in 2011.

• An experienced Financial Services Technology Executive, with over 16 years experience in senior technology and management roles

• Led major infrastructure projects, responsible regionally for key technology platforms and teams (Network Desktop Solution / VDI Desktop Cloud Infrastructure, Microsoft Platform Engineering, Asia)

• Global Technical Lead used to managing and participating in global virtual teams

• Awarded Goldman Sachs EMBA scholarship, graduating from world #1 program in 2011 with highest ever results (Kellogg HKUST Executive MBA)

• Background in Computer Engineering, B.Eng (Computer Systems), UQ, 1996

• Lifelong passion for business model theory and computer software

• Recently Co - Founder & Director of two Hong Kong based Internet startups. Passionate about HK startups, and Hong Kong as the new Silicon Harbour for Asia

Specialties: Infrastructure Engineering, Data Center and Cloud Computing Strategy, Enterprise Software, Technology and General Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Social Media, Web Technologies, Securities Industry Technology Strategy .

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Founder & Director

2012 - Current   (over 4 years)
Past
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Sep, 2007
Oct, 2011
Executive Director, Technology, Asia
1999
2007
Executive Director, Technology, Europe
1998
1999
Technology Strategy Consultant
1996
1998
Systems Engineer / Technology Consulting

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