Computing and Information Technology;
Honorary Degree of Doctor of Technology
Born in London, David graduated from Leicester University with a
BA (Hons). After an initial career as an RAF pilot, he moved into
IT, working for Oletti and Digital Equipment Corporation before
joining Microsoft in 1991 as the ‘City’ Sales Manager.
He subsequently held a range of management positions within the
UK subsidiary, and at the European Headquarters working on European
Service and Support programmes.
In 2000, he took over as Head of Education & Skills
Development within the UK Public Sector division, supporting
policies and programs to improve IT access, and transform education
and skills. In 2007, David joined the Worldwide Public Sector
division and is currently Managing Director – Government Solutions,
leading one of the teams driving Microsoft’s worldwide Government
industry solutions strategy.
David is a past serving member of the ITCESSG; the e-SKILLS. NTO
(now e-Skills SSC); Computer Clubs for Girls (CC4G); the DELG
Task-Force; and an appointed member of the MOD Defence Education
and Skills Advisory Board. In 2003, he was appointed a
non-executive director on the board of Ja.Net as the National
Learning Skills Council (LSC) industry representative, and is a
past Chair of Trustees of the Learning Lab. In 2006, David received
an Honorary Doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University in
recognition of his services to Education.
David is married with two children. He is a keen armchair
sportsperson, an occasional mountain-biker and golfer, and a
classic car rally enthusiast.
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