David has written investment-grade business plans, consulted in strategic planning, and facilitated crucial strategy decisions for operating companies since 1994. He has advised scores of scientists, doctors, researchers, inventors, and business innovators in turning nascent ideas into concrete, executable business plans. Client engagements have included medical devices, biotechnology and early-stage drug development, elder care, healthcare, consumer products and services, software, Internet, high tech, fish farming, automotive products and services, publishing, and others.
Earlier, David founded several successful startups. At DSK Cars in Marblehead, Mass, his team manufactured custom sports/racing cars of David's design by hand from raw materials. He later founded PoleStar LLC, a consultancy to entrepreneurs; Your Auto Expert, an alternative Internet-based car retailer; and Purgatory Cove Press, publishing fishing guidebooks he wrote about Middlesex County, Massachusetts. David served seven years as an affiliate of Boston University's Healthcare Entrepreneurship Program and taught Entrepreneurial Management at BU's School of Management.
Before that, David consulted to the worldwide auto industry at Temple, Barker & Sloan; served as General Counsel and Director of Marketing at Callaway Engineering; and litigated on behalf of Native Americans in state and federal courts.
David earned a Phi Beta Kappa and BA Magna cum Laude at Amherst College and a JD with honors from Harvard Law School.
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