David Sym-Smith, is the CEO at IndoTraq who has developed the fastest and most precise wireless indoor tracking system and a Venture Partner at Mobility Ventures. David is a 25 year mobile industry veteran and has a solid record of building multimillion dollar operations from scratch along with profitable exits.
David has served as senior executive of global corporations as well as a several startups. He has a proven record of success in launching new markets, starting new business groups, building sales channels, introducing new products and services, winning market share and exceeding revenue and sales goals.
Prior to joining Mobility Ventures, David served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Tele Atlas. David managed global marketing, strategic planning, and product development for this leading global provider of digital maps and location content. Company doubled in size and was sold to Tom Tom for over $3 Billion. Previously David served as the SVP of Marketing and Business Development at InnoPath, where he managed global marketing, product development and business development for InnoPath the industry leader in over-the-air (OTA) software updates and mobile device management (MDM) solutions. He Increased market share to 70% and revenue by more than 100%. David also helped launch Command Audio Corporation as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales, a leader in the field of on-demand interactive audio, successfully leading the company from beta to launch to spin-off – growing the company from 20 to over 100 people with over $80M in funding from Tier1 VC’s and strategic investors. (The company was partially acquired by iBiquity).
David was a member of the founding core management team of Aerial Communications, serving as President; he helped grow the organization from a mobile telecom start-up from early pre-launch phase, to a large entity with a $1.1B market cap within one year and was sold thereafter for more than $3.0B to VoiceStream / T-Mobile. At Sprint Spectrum he led Marketing and Product Development in launching the first PCS network in the country and first GSM network in the Americas. Helping build a startup into an 800-employee, $150M revenue business in only the second year of service, and exiting with Sprint PCS’s purchase of operating control David has also held senior management positions at CellularOne / AT&T, GTE, St. Gobain (France) and The Hay Group. He holds an M.B.A. from Pennsylvania State University – Smeal College of Business.