Recommender Recommender Recommender Recommender Recommendatio Recommendation Display Status First Name Last Name Company Title n Date Since I've met David, I come to find to out how resourceful and easy he is to work with. He gives creative, directional insight on solving communication and relationship marketing issues. When it comes to raw data 2015/02/23 Stacey Stevens Shown and relevance to your business I don't know anyone who could match his expertise. I strongly recommend 03:26:22 UTC using him as a resource to further your success. Stacey Stevens David has been a tremendous startup advisor to me in the growth of my business. By providing thoughtful commentary, innovative suggestions for improvement, and out-of-the box thinking, he has helped me find 2015/02/20 Jennifer Hugo new direction in the business and a means of breaking past barriers that hindered organizational success. Shown 10:52:58 UTC David has a unique ability to analyze problems, pull apart problems and creatively solve them - he's really an invaluable source of advice to me and a constant sounding board. Work with him if you get the opportunity! David is a smart, savvy entrepreneur who works to quickly understand business issues and solve them. He is 2014/10/17 Kent Thomas creative, honest and dedicated to achieving results. David is relentless in his efforts to understand and solve Shown 12:21:02 UTC problems. I can recommend him without question. Utah Marketing, Governor's Communicatio David did an excellent job managing the Technology Commercialization & Innovation Program. He is a thought 2013/09/26 Greg Slater, MBA Office of Shown ns, and Web leader and knows how to get things done! I would recommend David for just about any job! 03:58:01 UTC Economic Specialist Development Throughout our 12 year association, David Bradford has demonstrated the ability to identify and take into consideration connections, trends and patterns that are not obvious to others. His global perspective, Owen President & strategic thought process and understanding of competitive differentiation have enabled him to identify and 2013/05/31 Casey Jones Shown Investments CEO articulate strategic solutions, solving complex problems. His diverse background, from start-up to WalMart, 02:35:43 UTC coupled with his strength in making and building new relationships provide David with a unique set of competencies that are valuable to any business venture looking to improve results.
It has been a pleasure working with David during his tenure at GOED and I'm sure that I speak on behalf of all the review board that he'll be missed. David's sharp analytical skills allowed him to quickly revamp and Sendside improve the review and scoring process for the TCIP Program. His exceptional communication and people 2013/04/30 William Borghetti CEO Shown Networks, Inc. skills allowed him to guide applicants and reviewers alike resulting in a much smoother, objective and 07:58:13 UTC improved process. David's strong entrepreneurial and business background brought a valuable perspective and dimension to the program. David has gone above and beyond in his career to help myself and other young professionals learn how the IT 2013/04/30 Jane Thomas industry works. Even in this voluntary role, he is prompt, professional, and over-delivers. I cannot recommend Shown 04:56:40 UTC him highly enough. David has been a driving force for the State of Utah to help build up the Utah Bio, Environmental and IT 2013/04/26 Justin Steele industries in the state. His leadership and support with GOED has help many firms get a start in Utah and has Shown 06:30:19 UTC help diversify Utah’s economy. David is a proven leader and administrator. David is an amazing strategist. He's got the background to see the big picture and help you see it in ways you 2013/04/26 Tom Mikota haven't thought of before, and he couples that with the ability to really make great decisions based off current Shown 05:25:44 UTC data and realistic data projections. David is a problem solver with experience and well networked. I recently had the opportunity to work with Fenex, LLC David on a technology that my company is in the process of commercializing. David offered us great guidance 2013/04/25 Jim Jackson (dba Torq Owner Shown in overcoming hurdles that we have been facing. David is very resourceful and able to look at solutions to 06:27:21 UTC Motorsports) problems from multiple perspectives.
David is a very diligent, trustworthy and hardworking executive, that will be a great addition to any equity Managing fund or bus dev position he works with. David has a very good knowledgable base in business with a keen 2013/04/23 Frank Creer Zone Ventures Shown Director understanding of technology. he is very creative and diligent in solving problems and helping organizations 04:20:24 UTC think through their issues.I highly recommend David. I had the pleasure of collaborating with David a couple of times at the Governor's Office of Economic State of Utah Senior Fellow, Development. David is quick to take initiatives, dedicated to his projects, and commands high-caliber, incisive Governor's International analytical skills. His work on developing strategies for Utah clusters is highly original, thought-provoking, 2013/04/22 Joanne Meng Office of Shown Trade and theory-drive, and yet extensively applicable to prospering Utah's economic development. With a keen 07:43:18 UTC Economic Diplomacy perception to both the larger picture as well as the subtle details in his work, David makes a goal-oriented and Development passionate worker. His affectionate generosity also makes him a valued colleague and a friend. Brigham Young Grateful for David's extensive mentorship in business economics and entrepreneurship. He is a master at the 2013/04/19 jason wade Student Shown University lean start-up and business modeling process. His endless network has been extremely helpful and inspiring. 11:32:51 UTC I have had the opportunity of working closely with David in the area of IT cluster building. I have found David to be extremely knowledgeable and he has done a very deep dive on economic clusters and effectively Associate 2013/04/18 Greg Jones SCI Institute brought that expertise to Utah's technology community. He has also very effectively used his position within Shown Director 10:17:31 UTC GOED to bring partnerships together that represent Utah's most active entrepreneurs, technologists, scientists and business leaders. This is all in addition to his excellent stewardship of the TCIP program. David did an exceptional job in revamping our approach for awarding grants to ensure the best success of commercializing promising technologies connected with our colleges and universities. He updated the Managing selection process by leveraging technology to assist in quantifying applications and conducting an intensive Governor's Director, presentation, review and decision cycle that is transparent, easily understood and is simply implemented to Office of Business 2013/04/18 Gary Harter the user. He was terrific in working with the companies, universities and other stakeholders in building a well Shown Economic Outreach and 09:26:10 UTC functioning network focused on results.David is remarkable in his understanding of strategy development, Development International statistical analysis, trend development and future business implementation. He developed a widely regarded Trade strategic model for economic growth of various strategic industry sectors across the State. The deep-dive model relied on intense data to understand where the industry sectors are today, what their trends have been
Director, Small David has been an invaluable partner in getting the State of Utah's Venture Capital Program up and running. 2013/04/18 Jonathan Hardy State of Utah Business Credit He has provided high level technical assistance in connecting the State to the VC Community and mapping out Shown 07:56:51 UTC Initiative how the state can leverage it's investment in early stage investing. I worked with David in his role at GOED and I found his work to be excellent. He is a fast thinker, connector, Founder and and delivered on every thing he promised. His understanding of a vast array of industries, metrics, and best 2013/04/18 William A. Kerig RallyMe Inc. Shown CEO practices was impressive. His networking and business building skills are also finely honed and exemplary. I 06:07:28 UTC recommend David, without reservation. Bill Kerig Rollins Center for David is a person with high energy, high integrity, and proven leadership who is capable of making a difference Managing 2013/04/18 Scott R. Petersen Entrepreneurs in any organization. David is also a team player who unselfishly contributes time and talent to the entire Shown Director 04:17:34 UTC hip & business eco-system here in Utah. Technology GiveService.or CEO and David worked with me at CirQ and did an excellent job. He works hard, has a great mind and is very articulate. 2013/04/18 Tim Hunt Shown g Founder He eagerly managed business development for me and did a thorough job. 02:36:46 UTC State of Utah, Governor's David is a strategic, analytical thinker with a good eye for detail. He provided clear well thought out Business 2013/04/18 David Moulton Office of instructions on analysis projects. He was intellectually engaging and welcomed my opinions. I enjoyed the Shown Analyst/Intern 02:18:54 UTC Economic opportunity to work with David. Development
Associate It has been a great pleasure to work with David Bradford during his tenure at GOED. We collaborated on Director of National U.S.- several projects that brought IT into the international area. On each project, David was able to see the big Communicatio 2013/04/17 Cynthia Douglass Arab Chamber picture, whittle through the details, and come up with excellent recommendations for an action plan, along Shown ns, Business 11:14:55 UTC of Commerce with specific contacts that he would reach out to who could benefit my organization. He was true to his word, Development and delivered results in a very timely way. I hope we will have occasion to work together again in the future. Manager The Utah I have had the privilege of working with David Bradford for the last year. During my time working with David I Director of Department of was able to discern his incredible skill set and his above standard professionalism. David has an incredible 2013/04/17 Ben Hart Employer Shown Workforce ability to understand and dig through very difficult problems. His ability to understand and bring relevancy to 10:08:39 UTC Initiatives Services data is perhaps one of his greatest abilities. Economic Business Development David brings a wealth of industry knowledge in the IT and technology sector and would be an asset to any 2013/04/17 Beth Colosimo Development Shown Corporation of technology looking for someone with diverse experience. 09:43:28 UTC Manager Utah I worked with David in various ways during his time as IT/Software Sector director at GOED. He has always President & ContentWatch impressed me with his broad, strategic knowledge of the IT/Software sector, his thorough supporting analysis, 2013/04/17 Russ Warner CEO, and Shown Inc. as well as his ability to dig in and get things done. It has been great to have him as a strategic advocate and 09:24:10 UTC Board Member thought leader on the IT/Software sector at GOED during his tenure there. In the 1.5 years I worked with David as an external life science review board member for GOED's TCIP program, he was very approachable, knowledgeable, and goal oriented. He iteratively restructured the grant review process with meaningful input from review board members, and built a much more efficient, cloud- Numira Technical 2013/04/17 Sergio X. Vasquez based system benefiting reviewers and applicants in kind. Lastly, he was a rigorous and fair moderator in Shown Biosciences Director 08:09:34 UTC review proceedings, able to keep composure both under the scrutiny of entrepreneurs and innovators and the duress of the clock. This last quality is difficult to quantify, but I was grateful to have worked with such a genuinely good person.
I had the opportunity to work with David when he ran the State of Utah's grant funding for technologies. We Americas reviewed various technologies and selected the ones that were worthy of funding. David ran a very organized Managing 2013/04/17 John M. Knab Housing process and is very profefssional and articulate. His biography is very impressive and his business accumen is Shown Director 07:07:45 UTC Alliance impressive. I recommend him to any technology company within IT, Biotech and such. He would also be a great fit for a private equity; venture capital or other such entity. David has a gift for taking quantitative data and summarizing the value of the data in a simple and meaningful The Ritchie Partner/Princi way for a multitude of stakeholders. He thinks through the issues and uses data driven concepts to form 2013/04/17 Brandon Lloyd Shown Group ple solutions that are supportive of underlying information, but not obvious if presented without additional 06:51:07 UTC corollary strategic plans. David E. understands the value of small business collaboration, and he's been very instrumental in helping VPI Business establish strategic parternships with innovative Utah technology companies who utilize VPI's contract VPI 2013/03/18 Jackie Juston Development electronic system engineering services. David E.'s contributions to the burgeoning Utah Technology Cluster Shown Engineering 07:41:07 UTC Director are evident through his tireless outreach efforts, innovative technology expertise and his interest in helping small businesses to succeed. 2013/03/18 - -
Hidden 03:01:23 UTC I have worked with David for over a year through the Utah Technology Commercialization Program (TCIP). He Associate has greatly improved the efficiency and visibility of that program, which has allowed us at USTAR to support 2013/01/31 Jeff Jackson USTAR North Shown Director many commercialization projects throughout Northern Utah. Smart, professional, and responsive, David is a 08:34:41 UTC great program manager.
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Hidden 09:23:56 UTC Strategies VP Sales & One of the best things about David is his huge network. Chances are, if there is someone I need to meet with, 2012/10/11 Steve Gottfredson Brevium Shown Marketing or don't know who to talk to David can help. 08:59:11 UTC The Wayne David has brought a wealth of talent to his job. His experience with software and strategy has really helped 2012/10/10 Brad Bertoch Brown President focus a number of initiatives he has run at GOED. He has put "real meat on the bones" for his IT/Software Shown 05:56:54 UTC Institute Cluster, and has added tighter discipline and consistency to the TCIP program. David E. Bradford is one of those unique intellects capable of surveying strategic vistas at once broad and deep. I've seen him view problems both from a macro/geographic/industrial cluster standpoint as well as with the micro/unit/marginal magnifying lens. As a strategist, this ability to zoom in or out to the appropriate level Granada 2012/10/09 Brad Heitmann Founder of analytical detail is powerful and is the substance of judgement. Indeed, stepping into David's brain must Shown Advisors 11:57:57 UTC akin to watching the "Powers of 10" film from the 70's produced by Charles & Ray Eames for IBM (http://youtu.be/0fKBhvDjuy0). For most of us, the experience could be described as "dizzying." For David, it is natural. David is wonderful to work with. He is incredibly knowledgable about the IT and startup companies in Utah. I 2012/10/09 Justin Kahn TruClinic Founder/CEO am constantly impressed with his enthusiasm and his ability to solve complex problems. I highly recommend Shown 04:29:32 UTC him, and am confident in his abilities.
InnoVentures Managing David Bradford is an extremely intelligent person. He has the ability to ask the right questions and drill down 2012/10/09 Steve Grizzell Shown Capital Director to the key points. 02:47:49 UTC University of David is extremely knowledgeable about the the world of technology in Utah, and I love the fact that he is Utah; David Project 2012/10/09 Polly Unruh willing to share his expertise and business smarts with students. He quickly responds to inquiries and offers Shown Eccles School Coordinator 01:47:25 UTC intelligent alternatives to challenges. He's a person I'd gladly work with again and I highly recommend. of Business As Program Director of GOED's TCIP Program, David has brought energy, enthusiasm and a new perspective Wasatch that has successfully supported dozens of new companies. He has modernized the process and improved 2012/10/09 Michael Feldman Breakthrough, President Shown communication with the consultants that support the TCIP process. His impact can be measured by the 01:27:26 UTC LLC number of companies funded through the State, and the number of companies that have hit their milestones. Director, Utah State David is an enthusiastic, knowledgeable advocate for the Governor's Office of Economic Development. He 2012/10/08 Dave Clark Business Shown University brings a personable energy to his work and to business relationships. 09:06:37 UTC Development In his role as Program Director of TCIP, David is always looking for ways to make things happen for the benefit The University Dean of 2012/10/08 Richard B. Brown of the State's economy. Where some people in such a role might be bureaucratic, he is creative and flexible. Shown of Utah Engineering 09:06:12 UTC It puts a very positive face on state government.