Dave is known locally and internationally as a futurist, technologist and visionary on the role that emerging technologies will play in transforming markets and the world. Dave has founded, launched and sold two technology companies that have placed machine learning and AI in thousands of companies around the world. Dave was recognized as Emerging Company CEO of the Year in Texas while serving as CEO of Brainspace Corporation which was acquired by Cyxtera in 2017. He received his BA from the University of North Texas with a degree in Industrial Anthropology. He is a member of the Aspen Institute’s Roundtable on AI, the Xprize Visioneering team, a Capital Factory Mentor and a frequent speaker at conferences, universities and technology incubators all over the world. Dave currently serves as CEO of Worlds where he leads the company’s development of its Spatial AI platform. When Dave is not being a geek he enjoys collecting custom guitars, exotic cars, ocean sailing and family time at his home on the island of Bequia in the Caribbean.