Dave Perry is the CEO of OneGlobal Partners, a consultancy that works with many early and mid-stage technology companies in the US, Europe, South America and Asia to develop and execute global growth strategies. With a long career with both large tech companies and three startups, Dave has deep global commercialization skills in technology, systems, enterprise IT and data center infrastructure, medical technologies and SAAS/Cloud.
With a professional career in sales, marketing and P&L leadership with Texas Instruments, Avocent Corporation, Zebra Imaging and Tenduit Software, Dave is able to leverage his broad career achievements and relationships on behalf of his clients. His major startup accomplishment was achieved with Avocent Corporation, a datacenter management systems company, that he joined in 1998 and led to $500M+ annual revenues, eventually culminating in a $1.2B acquisition of the company.
Dave teaches entrepreneurship in the MBA program at the Acton School of Business and mentors for the UT Longhorn Startup Program, the 3-Day Startup program at Texas State University and the Enterprise Futures Network. He also serves on the board of trustees of the Marbridge Foundation, a $13M foundation serving the needs of adults with special needs.
Dave is a veteran of the US Air Force and earned his bachelor’s degree at Texas State University, an MBA at Hardin-Simmons University and is a 2003 alumni of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.