Vice President, State and Local Government
Forrester's Forum For Sales Enablement Professionals
David Barber joined Software AG in 2010. He is responsible for bringing innovative and transformative technologies to state and local governments and growing market share by generating client success. He leads the eastern US sales team and the national new business team and strategy. His strategic focus has been in closing the gap between IT programs and mission objectives focusing in justice, health, tax, and finance. David is enthusiastic about how the enterprise enablement of cloud, big data, social media, and mobile can completely transform how we approach government missions.
Prior to joining Software AG, David led the business unit at CSC that provided system integration and cloud enablement for state and local governments and small federal agencies. He has also held global leadership and consulting positions with a focus on bringing advanced technology solutions to commercial and public sector clients at both CSC and ABB. David started his career and held his first leadership positions with Northeast Utilities.
David graduated cum laude from the University of Lowell, holding a B.S. in nuclear engineering with a minor in mathematics. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi and Alpha Nu Sigma honor societies. He also earned an MBA with distinction from Cornell University's S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management. David also proudly enlisted in the United States Marine Corp Reserve and was called to active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm with the 2nd Marine Division HQ.