David is passionate about tech startups and entrepreneurship. He’s the co-founder of the Atlanta Tech Village (103,000 sq ft tech entrepreneurship center), Pardot (Inc. 500, sold to ExactTarget/Salesforce.com), Hannon Hill (Inc. 500), Rigor (Inc. 500), SalesLoft(raised over $75M in capital), Terminus (raised over $25M in capital), and several more. After selling Pardot, he was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year winner and one of the 100 Most Influential Atlantans by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
David is a member of YPO Southern 7, Atlanta Rotary, on the board of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, and on the board of theBuckhead Coalition. A native of Tallahassee, Florida, David earned a bachelor of science degree in economics from Duke University and an honorary doctorate from Mercer University. David blogs regularly at DavidCummings.org and tweets at@davidcummings.