Founder of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting | Speaker
In 2006, Dave founded Velvet Chainsaw Consulting…an industry leading business improvement
consulting firm that helps conference & tradeshow organizers grow or transform their major face-to-
face events. Prior to going down the consulting road, Dave was with Experient for 22 years where he
served as President of the Meeting Planning and Registration divisions. He has also served on the Board
of Directors of two leading event technology companies – Passkey and eventcore.
Dave is a frequent industry speaker and pens thought provoking articles to help meeting owners and
professionals’ progress. For over twelve years, he has authored a monthly column in PCMA’s Convene
magazine on performance improvement for annual conferences and trade shows.