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 David M. Anderson 

Houston, Texas

+1-713-396-0397

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Core Competencies

  • Executive Leadership
  • New Technology Utilization
  • Strategic Planning/Visioning
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Communications & Presentations
  • Business Development Leadership
  • Relationship Building
  • Project Management & Delivery
  • Marketing & Sales Management
  • Data/Market Analysis
  • Operations Management

Education

Johns Hopkins University

Master of Science in Information and Telecommunication Systems for Business

University of Hartford

Bachelor of Arts in Communication


Languages

English

Native

Deutsch

 

Español

 

Latin

 


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David M. Anderson has earned a reputation as a dynamic and accomplished technology and operations leader with expertise in building strategy and vision at the C level. His progressive experience has led to resounding success across his career, driving various organizational turnarounds and realizing pacesetting growth. Easily able to move from high-level planning to hands-on technical project management, he ensures that companies and shareholders enjoy the best possible results.

Between 2014 and 2020, David excelled as a Principal at Alitek, where he drove consistently stellar results concerning sales and delivery for enterprise software consulting engagements. Focusing on added business value, he provided vital contributions to a major rebranding initiative to enable an 30% upturn in market share, and he also spearheaded several marketing initiatives using strategies that are now company gold standard. His work earned extensive recognition, and he was cited as a major player in the company earning the prestigious Implementation Partner of the Year award from OpenText. Among his peers, David is known for his innovative problem-solving, exceptional knowledge of emerging technologies, capacity to lead sales and business development, and tireless work ethic.

Bolstering these achievements are David’s exemplary educational qualifications. These include a Master of Science in Information and Telecommunication Systems from Johns Hopkins University.

In his free time, he enjoys music, language learning, and organic farming. He is an active father, participating in Cub Scouts and little league with his wife and their two sons.


Highlighted Roles

Principal @ Alitek
Oct 2014 - Feb 2020

An enterprise information management consultancy based in Houston, Texas.

  • Drove consistently stellar results concerning sales and delivery for enterprise software consulting engagements, fostering continuous improvement across the sales process to support $10M in annual revenue.
  • Forged productive, professional client relationships and ensure the flawless delivery of projects.
  • Showcased leadership skills and use best practices to train and mentor project managers and software developers to ensure high-quality deliverables, including using new project management process to reduce costs by 10%.
  • Championed recurring revenue model, built out a new group within the company, and achieved continued success and profitability.
  • Noted for vital contributions to a major rebranding initiative to enable a 30% upturn in revenue; spearheaded several marketing initiatives using strategies that are now company gold standard.
  • Delivered the most profitable project in the history of the company ($1M fixed price project), and became the go-to resource for executive leadership in structuring projects companywide.
  • Cited as essential to the company gaining the Implementation Partner of the Year award from OpenText, establishing constructive stakeholder alliances and acting as a face of the company during the award ceremony.
  • Wrote and negotiated contracts, earning a reputation for excellent leadership & presentation skills.
  • Established new business unit focused on recurring revenue, expanding from $0 to $500K in 3 years, using extensive market research and knowledge of current trends to excel against high-profile competitors.
  • Secured and retain high-profile clients like Nexen, Aramco Services, EDP Renewables, Arkansas Electric, and Sasol, bridging communication gaps and guaranteeing all needs were met.

Chief Technology Officer @ Metal Networks
Jan 2014 - Oct 2014

A start-up SaaS platform for the industrial metals industry.

  • Selected to replace founding CTO and integrate best practices for software development, testing, delivery, and support of a SaaS product, ensuring the best possible use of a $500K budget and 10 cross-functional staff.
  • Evaluated PaaS and transitioned product to enterprise-class dedicated virtual machines in the cloud, acting as a technical subject matter expert and producing clear, concise reporting for other C-level staff.
  • Hired and managed technical teams globally, aligning workflow through a new training program.
  • Offered keen insights in board discussions during Series A funding round, resulting in $5M investment, and became a go-to contact for long-term planning across the organization.

Vice President, Operations @ Senate Technologies
Jan 2010 - Jan 2014

US subsidiary of an Indian offshore company.

  • Led efficient transformation of troubled company, reversing single-year operating loss of $250K to profitability within 6 months while also building robust strategies to add another $5M in annual revenue.
  • Spearheaded operations of a US subsidiary of an Indian outsourcing company, guaranteeing organizational alignment and improved use of a limited budget.
  • Proposed 5-year plan for growth through a mix of offshore projects and US staffing, with the strategy gaining buy-in and used as a template throughout current and future business development.
  • Utilized in-depth understanding of HR and talent acquisition to interview, hire, manage, and mentor staff.
  • Coordinated with major clients (Stryker, PROS, Empyrean, and Ascende) to increase account growth.