Acknowledged by many as a significant contributor to the evolution of information technology, David is well known for accelerating the growth and performance of game-changing organizations. David assumes the position from Mark Newman, who remains with the organization as its founder.
Recognized by HR Executive Magazine as a Top HR Product of 2011, HireVue’s Digital Interview Platform(TM) also helps improve interviews of all types, including in-person, phone and video interviews.
Until April of 2010, David served as CEO of Fusion-io, pioneer of a new storage memory platform. He continues to work with Fusion as chairman of its Strategic Advisory Board. In his role at Fusion-io, he sourced and brought together an IPO ready management team — which included industry luminary Steve Wozniak — helped secure key strategic partnerships for the company, drove a massive increase in sales and saw the company named America’s Most Promising I.T. Company by the Wall Street Journal.
Previously, David served as senior vice president and general counsel of Novell, Inc. During his 15-year tenure, he helped lead the networking start-up through a series of acquisitions, public offerings and business development activities that led to market leadership and sales exceeding $2 Billion.
Google Chairman, Eric Schmidt, to whom David reported while at Novell, said, “I have every confidence he will do it again with HireVue, as they pioneer the digital interviewing market.”
David is an advisor to a number of organizations and funds. He was on the original Advisory Board of Omniture, which recently sold to Adobe, and serves on the Board of Directors of Pervasive Software. David is the recipient of numerous honors and distinctions, including the 2010 Utah “Executive of the Year.”
He has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Brigham Young University, where he later earned a law degree. He received an MBA degree from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management in 1983.
Mark Newman, founder of HireVue, said, “David’s proven ability to grow companies and catapult them into the mainstream will ensure that these audiences will be able to take advantage of HireVue’s solutions.”
David commented about his new role, “I believe every CEO on the planet will want to incorporate HireVue’s Digital Interview Platform due to its speed, cost-savings and ability to facilitate superior people decisions.”