Area of Expertise:
- Real Estate
David Friedman is a tech-savvy marketing and business executive and angel investor with more than 30 years of expertise in bringing new technology to the market. His passion is innovation and commercializing technology to meet the needs of customers. Additionally, to being an SBDC consultant, he is also the current President, TechCoastAngels OC.
During his career, he has commercialized more than $1.5 billion in new products. He has helped companies build top-line revenue growth and EBITDA while mentoring the next generation of business leaders. David has been CMO for Narus, a cyber company, executive vice president and Chief Marketing Officer for ATX Group (now Sirius Connected Car), and VP of Marketing and Direct Sales for Connexion by Boeing.
Friedman holds an MBA in Economics from George Washington University, an MSEE degree from Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from City College of New York.
How I Add Value to your Business:
As a consultant, he focuses on companies, particularly startups and tech companies who want to grow their top-line revenue and/or are looking for help in positioning and developing a strong story via their pitch deck. His goal is to help bring these startups to the startup ecosystem including TCA for funding.
David offers his expertise to companies in marketing, business development, sales, and general management to help guide their growth path. He also offers his advice to startups, helping them understand what it will take to get started and gain funding.
Words of Wisdom:
Two words for business people and entrepreneurs:
FOCUS – keep on a path without wavering
PODFU: plan, organize, delegate, and follow up