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David Aspinall

Managing Director

David Aspinall is a visionary technology executive with a remarkable track record in leading transformative initiatives and value creation across the telecommunications, software, and data-analytics industries, both via M&A and organic growth. 

 

With 12 years of executive experience at AT&T alone, including a stint as President, AT&T Canada, David consistently demonstrated his ability to drive growth, optimize processes, and elevate organizational performance.  Following his successful tenure at AT&T, David served as the Regional President for Sprint Business during the Softbank investment, where he further solidified his reputation for strategic leadership and innovation.  During his three years at Sprint, David played a pivotal role in shaping the company's business strategies and enhancing its market position in the competitive telecommunications landscape prior to the merger with T-Mobile.

 

David’s mid-career MBA at TCU (go Frogs!) further strengthened his foundation in business fundamentals and strategic management, empowering him to navigate complex challenges with confidence and foresight.  Being an active member of Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) has enriched his leadership capabilities and expanded his global network, reinforcing his commitment to continuous learning and personal development.  

 

David's entrepreneurial journey was realized when he started, scaled, and exited a Private Equity focused professional services firm prior to assuming the role of CEO at Auticon US, a leading software services company.  At Auticon, David leveraged his extensive experience and strategic insights to drive the company's growth trajectory, fostering innovation and delivering impactful technology solutions to large US based clients.

 

Throughout his career, David has been recognized with numerous regional and national business awards, including Real Leaders Top CEO, Fort Worth Chamber Business of the Year, San Fernando Valley Business Journal CEO of the Year, Texas Business Hall of Fame Finalist, Dallas Business Journal Leader in Diversity and D CEO Corporate Citizenship Award.  He has also been featured as a technology expert on CBS This Morning and has been showcased in prominent publications such as TCU Magazine, Fort Worth Report, Real Leaders, D CEO, in addition to various national technology podcasts.  David prides himself as being a connector in the tech business community.

 

In addition to his professional achievements, David serves as Honorary Commander of the USAF 301st Fighter Wing, contributing his leadership expertise to support the mission of the United States Air Force and the men and women of the 301st.  David lives in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife Laurie who is the Director of TCU Executive Education department (go Frogs!), his son Tom who recently committed to US Navy officer training through NROTC at a Senior Military College (go Navy!), his daughter Olivia who is a student at Southwest Christian School (go Eagles!) and Skip (the dog).

David Aspinall
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