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David Arnold
Dave has more than 30 years of experience in executive leadership and board positions in public, private, and venture investment companies.

At A Glance

  • Executive positions: chairman, Board member, chief executive officer, president and general manager, managing director, chief operating officer, senior vice president, chief financial officer, senior corporate planner (for Fortune 100)
  • Strategic insight for cutting edge opportunities gaining first mover advantage
  • Exceptional record of multicultural team building and problem solving leadership
  • Operational excellence while building long tenured team and partner loyalty
  • Negotiation of complex M&A transactions and successful implementation
  • Sector experience: mobile, telecom, media, technology, health, education, energy, defense, mining, environmental and transportation

Key Leadership Accomplishments

  • Served as CEO, Chairman and founding investor of digital content publisher operating profitably on a global basis with 74 percent gross margins and 32 percent incremental EBITDA
  • Raised $84 million investment, achieved $260 million valuation and achieved 1,344% ROI as President - GM Asia, CFO and Board member of international mobile games company
  • Achieved 4.1x fund ROI during tenure and 2.8x ROI on $40 million total fund capital as managing director of venture capital fund
  • Increased share price of NASDAQ listed software company by 3.9 times during tenure
  • Converted a money-losing energy services business to a profitable expansion and four fold growth to 65 countries, and $260 million annual revenues

Bio

Dave Arnold has more than 30 years of experience in executive leadership and board positions in public, private, and venture investment companies. Dave has an especially strong track record in international team building, strategic partnerships, business development, and mergers & acquisitions. Dave has a very broad range of leadership experience with results proven across roles from startup businesses to Fortune 100 companies, as a senior executive, entrepreneur, Board member and investor. He has negotiated and closed multiple investments and M&A transactions of companies in mainland China, South Korea and India. Dave has been senior M&A team member on multiple acquisitions of NYSE companies. His experience includes extensive work periods residing in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Manila, and Bangalore. Dave holds an MBA in general management with a concentration in marketing from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, where he served as class president both years. He earned an AB degree with distinction as a college scholar graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University. Dave is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.