David is currently the CEO of the Eastern Ontario Regional Broadband Network (EORN).
This Public-Private Partnership (PPP) has invested over $175 million into Eastern Ontario to extend high speed broadband access for rural residents, and recently received confirmation of $71 million in funding from the Province of Ontario towards a $213 million public-private partnership to improve cell and mobile broadband in the region.
Prior to his position with EORN, David spent 7 years as Vice President, founder, and co-owner of an eLearning software company called Operitel. Operitel was recognized in 2008 by Profit Magazine as one of Canada's Top 100 fastest growing profitable companies (on revenues from 2002- 2007). It was also recognized as one of Canada's Top 50 fastest growing companies in 2006 - PROFIT HOT 50 based on sales growth of 195 percent over two years (2004-2005).
David is Past Chair of the Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation (GPAEDC) and current Chair of the United Way of Peterborough and District.
He completed his Executive MBA at Queen's University in 2010, and co-authored with Dr. Gary Woodill and Ms. Sheryl Herle: The Mobile Learning Edge: Tools & Technology for Developing Your Teams Wherever They Are, published September 2010 by McGraw-Hill.