CEO of TerraLegal
David is an experienced legal, business advisor and Board member providing guidance to senior managers and Boards on a full range of commercial matters and on matters of governance. With over 30 years of experience in commercial and employment matters, M&A, corporate governance, investigations and general business, David has worked both with small companies in growth stage, through liquidity events and has worked with multinational corporations globally. David’s sweet spot is in assisting companies to think strategically and to navigate through the challenges associated with growth.
David has recently assisted companies such as Sarance Technologies Inc. (acquired by Xilinx Inc.), Wind Mobile, Adenyo Inc. (acquired by Motricity Inc.) and is currently on the Board of Directors of Pointclickcare Corp. (compensation and governance committees), Swish Maintenance Limited, Tabcorp (Canada) Inc. and Intelex Technologies Inc. (Chair).
Previously, David was Vice President and General Counsel, legal services for Alcatel-Lucent Canada Inc. David joined Alcatel-Lucent in January 2001 from Nortel Networks, where he held the position of senior counsel, global operations from May 1998. Before joining Nortel, he was VP and International Counsel with Avnet Inc. and Corporate Counsel with Cognos Inc. David has a BA, MA, MBA, and LLB and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Law Society of England and Wales.