David Wicks provides technology advisory services, including leadership mentoring, due diligence and consultancy to scale-up tech businesses and high potential start-ups.
David has 30 years’ experience of software engineering across the video entertainment, telecommunications, gaming and health sectors in successful start-up companies as well as the leading-edge, multi-nationals News Corporation, Cisco and Sky Europe. Whilst Director of Development at OpenBet, revenue grew from £3.5m to £11.5m in just 12 months and the company was awarded a place in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 for two consecutive years. David went on to help NDS grow to a $5B company (x2.3 over 3 years) whilst VP of Software Development. Most recently, he was CTO for KodyPay, taking the business from a pre-revenue trial to a fully launched service and £6M funding.
David brings a wealth of knowledge, steering teams around the many pitfalls and on to sustained growth. He is driven by a passion to empower others to reach their full potential. Whether working with individuals, teams or whole organisations, he believes there is much underutilised talent and potential in business that, given the right environment, can go on to flourish. David’s mission is to help business founders avoid burnout, build a company they will be proud of, create the wealth they deserve and leave a lasting legacy.
If you're interested in discussing any aspect of Digital Hunters and what it takes to achieve consistently fast growth, do get in touch.