David Guinther is a proven entrepreneur and senior executive, a turnaround specialist, a company founder and builder, a management consultant, a board member, an executive coach, and a social entrepreneur. He has considerable experience in Angel, VC, and IPO funding rounds, with M&A, and most importantly, in delivering liquidity events to investors. His industry experience is largely in technology, although his recent work includes medical and consumer products.
Currently, he is the Principal at Threadian, an executive coaching and board services consultancy; the CEO of XY Wellness, a company focused on helping men rebuild their health and quality of life following a diagnosis of prostate cancer; and Chairman of IWS Global, a mobile technology asset management company based in Perth. Previous assignments include VP of Corporate Development of Douglas Stewart Company, CEO of AguaSoleil, CEO of EcoNugenics, CEO of Our Kids Sake, Director of Strategic Business of BEA Systems, CEO of FastObjects, VP of Marketing, Sales and Services of Poet Software, Strategic Initiatives Manager for Sybase, and Director of the Advanced Technology Group of Harris Corporation.
His education includes a Master of Science in Business from the University of Wisconsin, and a Bachelor of Business Administration also from the University of Wisconsin.
David works and lives in Madison.