|University of South Australia, Bachelor of Engineering||1998|
|Electronic Engineering (Hons.)|
|University of South Australia, Masters of Engineering||2000|
|IT & Business|
David is the CEO of Buddy, the leading cloud services provider for mobile application developers.
Prior to co-founding Buddy, David spent nearly eleven years at Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA). While most recently David led business development for Microsoftâ€™s Zune hardware business, he has spent many years in Microsoftâ€™s Windows division and prior to that in the Server & Tools division working on the Visual C++ product. His international business development experience is considerable, having amassed over a million miles of global business travel fostering relationships and closing deals for Microsoft. In addition to his work in various product groups at Microsoft, David represented the company in several international standards setting organizations, most recently with the USB Implementers Forum and the Consumer Electronics Association. Over the years heâ€™s also worked with the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), the Bluetooth SIG and the IEEE Printer Work Group.
Prior to joining Microsoft, David was a management consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Melbourne, Australia, and prior to that was a professional pianist in Adelaide, Australia.
David holds a Master of Engineering: IT, Telecommunications & Business Management, and a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering (Hons.) â€“ both from the University of South Australia.