David PoolCo-founder & Corporate Development Officer

David is an experienced entrepreneur and expert in growing successful UK technology companies, having held leadership positions with many UK success stories. He was Commercial Director for Sage software, the only software company listed on the FTSE 100 and was European Business Development Director for Madge Networks, helping it grow from UK start-up to NASDAQ IPO. He was Managing Director for Lucent Ventures backed analytics company Visual Insights and Commercial Director for customer analytics company IJento. Prior to co-founding Mind Foundry, David was UK Managing Director of I4C Analytics, until its acquisition by Accenture in 2014.

David was founding Chief Executive and is now focused on how to make the transformational impact of AI and Machine Learning an operational reality for organisations, as well as ensuring the UK is positioned for leadership in the Ai sector through his role as Board Director of TechUK and member of the UK Ai leadership committee.