Ford is an entrepreneur focused on creating innovative customer experiences in the mobile and cloud services industry. Ford was the founder and CEO of Dashwire, a cloud services company, which he started in his apartment in 2006. The company was acquired by HTC in 2011. At HTC, Ford lead the global cloud services group.
Earlier in his career, Ford was a Product Manager in the Mobile Devices group at Microsoft. He holds a BA from Harvard.
|Mar 31, 2016||GeekWire - Seattle startup Coolr shuts down, cites inability to raise fresh capital|
|Dec 9, 2014||GeekWire - Ford Davidson’s new startup Coolr scores $1.5 million to take on enterprise chat|
|Oct 13, 2014||ZD Net - BlackBerry Passport review: World's best QWERTY in a uniquely functional form factor|
|Apr 24, 2014||GeekWire - Dashwire founder Ford Davidson leaving HTC, kicks around new startup idea|
|Aug 5, 2011||Venture Beat - HTC buys Dashwire for $18.5M, gets cloud phone backup and patents|
|Apr 6, 2011||Xconomy - Intellectual Ventures Licenses Patents to Mobile Data Startup Dashwire as Smaller Company Defends Itself in Court|
|Dec 28, 2010||TechCrunch - Dashwire Raises Another $1 Million For Mobile Services Platform|
|May 19, 2009||Xconomy - Ramgen Power Gets $20M, Best Buy Backs Dashwire, WildTangent Teams Up With Mochi, & More Seattle-Area Deals News|