As Vice President, Strategic Partnerships & Programs, David Chavez leads the team that delivers programs and services that help founders, ventures, and enterprise start and grow their business.
David has more than 20 years experience building and leading technology organizations. Previously, he led R&D and product management teams in Canada and China for Nortel and Ericsson, leading global suppliers of telecommunications and networking gear. David is a Professional Engineer and holds a B.A.Sc. in Engineering Physics from the University of British Columbia.
He has been awarded The Practice of Coaching badge by the Roy Group for successfully completing coach training. This badge is awarded to leaders interested in tools for positioning others to amplify performance, learning and engagement.
David is a founder and Fellow of the Calgary Innovation Coalition.