School of 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.
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.