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David Kumaran

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Startup Exec | Advisor | Sales | Growth | Entrepreneur

Startup Exec | Advisor | Sales | Growth | Entrepreneur

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Ad Sales
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Growth
  • Operations
  • Fundraising

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Ad Sales
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Growth
  • • Operations
  • • Fundraising

Involved In

Founder

ACL Mobile Limited
GDG - Geo Design Group Inc.
Oracle Corporation
Handy HQ
GDG - Geo Design Group Inc.
ACL - (Acquired by GDG Inc.)
ACL Mobile - Acquired by Nextel (Sprint)

Advisor

NASP - National Association of Sales Professionals
instaradio
SpotOn Parking
NASP - National Association of Sales Professionals

Positions

General Manager Handy HQ October 2014 - December 2015
Advisor instaradio July 2014 - December 2014
Advisor SpotOn Parking May 2014 - December 2014
VP, Business Development & Co Founder GDG - Geo Design Group Inc. October 2008 - January 2013
Advisor NASP - National Association of Sales Professionals March 2010 - March 2011
VP Business Development & Co-Founder ACL - (Acquired by GDG Inc.) May 2002 - August 2008
CEO & Co Founder ACL Mobile - Acquired by Nextel (Sprint) October 1999 - August 2003
Enterprise Sales Executive Nextel Partners March 1997 - May 2000

Education

University of Maryland College Park 2004

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Smart Home
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Transportation
  • • Green
  • • Social Impact
  • • Robotics
  • • Travel
  • • Healthcare
  • • Payments

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Growth • Management • Business Development • Business planning • Business Strategy • Company Culture • Entrepreneurship • Revenue • Startup Operations • Startups • Strategic Partnerships

Key Accomplishments

High-caliber Sales and Business Development executive with 10+ years of start-up experience in tech, driving significant growth, gaining market share, and achieving target financial goals. Strong ability to identify and evaluate opportunities, and build solid relationships. Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, and highly organized. Truly passionate about start-ups and growth.

Fluent in English and Hindi, and studying Mandarin Chinese.

- GDG acquired by BP Solar
- ACL mobile acquired by Nextel

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Ashraf Rizk
They're my investor  •  Owner, Rizk Development LLC. Previously CEO, Chemonics International.
Vikas Dua
We worked together  •  Director of Special Operations, Handy HQ. Previously Chicago General Manager, Handy HQ. University of Chicago grad.
David is an inteligent, thoughtful and innovative thinker.
Kasey Kumaran
We worked together  •  VP Global Services, GT Nexus and Director Strategic Initiatives, GT Nexus. George Mason grad.
David is passionate about start-ups and persistent. He welcomes planned and unplanned change when and pivots when needed. David's energy a ... nd drive are infectious, he has an innate to learn things quickly and motivate teams to take action. He believes success is a mindset.