David Sutherland has been an entrepreneur, a corporate executive (formerly Senior Vice President, Computer Sciences Corporation) and a trusted advisor to a set of companies and startups that have achieved significant success through their work with David. These companies include Greenlight Financial, Blink Interactive, NASA, BMW AG, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Siemens, and Bank of America. David is an LP in several investment funds and is an active participant in several startup ecosystems, including Austin, Texas, Boulder, Colorado, as well as Palo Alto, California.
David is also a recently retired Senior Lecturer at the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business where he focused on entrepreneurship, Design Thinking, and business innovation. David has also lectured at Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia, CEDIM Design Institute in Monterrey, Mexico and GISMA Business School in Hamburg, Germany.
David received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia focusing on technology, cognition, and business management.
David resides on a farm in Athens, Georgia, with his wife Sarah, dog Norah and a variety of horses.