David has over 25 years’ experience leading technology, digital, product and analytics teams across a range of sectors including media, automotive, marketing and insurance. Most recently, he held the position of Interim Group CTO at Watchstone Group, helping the organisation to launch the usage based insurance business Hubio in the UK and USA. In this role, he played a central part in developing outsourcing relationships and joint ventures, as well as progressing the Watchstone Group’s telematics and big data strategy across its other businesses, including Himex, QETS and QSI.
With 10 years’ private equity experience, David was part of the LBM executive team that returned the business to profit, creating and leading the firm’s digital division. The success of this arm was cited as a key element of the successful transaction to US-based BPO Stream Global Systems in 2013.