Dave is the consummate Sales, Business Development, Start-up Marketing and Entrepreneurial Professional, living in the Salesforce Community since 2010. He co-founded Kona DataSearch to enhance the productivity of the search experience in Salesforce, and he’s now started DLH Technology Advisors to help ISVs and Sis drive sales, marketing and top line revenue.
A native or Worcester, MA, Dave’s career started as a Mechanical Engineer out of the University of New Hampshire, working for Teradyne Connections in Nashua, NH. With 15 years running his own rep business, Dave worked with multiple verticals including Industrial, Medical Device, Electronics, Robotics, Defense and Med-Tech accounts. Dave has worked at several high-tech firms including Fujitsu Consulting, Attivio and Elevated Resources. He’s always been passionate about driving deals and now advises other start-ups to support their marketing, brand awareness and Go-to-Market requirements.
Dave is a huge Salesforce evangelist, attending user groups, meet-ups, and cloud tour events to speak with folks face-to-face about Salesforce and the cloud platform. A certified coffee, golf and tennis addict, he enjoys the competitive aspect of all sports. Dave has taken his passion for golf and has been the director of the annual FRAXA charity golf tournament since 1990.