David Smith

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Topics Covered: General Entrepreneurship Corporate Investment Venture Financing Global Strategy General Globalization Competitiveness Business Development
Description/Bio: The best networked Irishman in Silicon Valley (32K in Outlook; 19K LinkedIn, 4K Twitter)

* VP Global Sales for TMF Group - Helping companies expand internationally. Fast.

* Strategic board level consulting to USA tech companies expanding to Europe/EMEA, Asia, LATAM and tech companies entering and expanding into the US/Canada

* Expert in International trade / Export / Import / FDI / ODI

* In-depth and personal understanding of the some of the world's leading technology companies

* Chairman, Board Adviser and Board Member to high growth companies

* Dealmaker ā€“ assist international companies secure multimillion dollar contracts

* VC ā€“ fundraiser; great VC contacts ā€“ financial VCā€™s, corporate VC's and angels.

* Guest speaker at Stanford, USF, UCD, UL, MBA World Trophy on entrepreneurship, startups, internationalization; government supports; networking

* Recognized as a LinkedIn / social networking expert for driving business impact

* Experience in Telecoms, B2B, enterprise s/w, Web 2.0, wireless, electronics, chip, hardware and financial services

* Specialties: Strategy, board level consulting, internationalization, funding, networking, Entrepreneurship, sales/export development, business plan; sales strategy development, VC/financing, network development, Government Liaison, global innovation

* dynamic global business professional - domestic and international communications, representing public and private sector organizations, start-ups, international business development, relationship management, strategic planning, marketing, inward investment
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidivorsmith
Job title: VP Global Sales / Corporate Development Adviser
Company: MarketLink International
Location: Silicon Valley (Menlo Park, California)