David is an Industry Advisor for Banking and Capital Markets in DXC’s Digital Transformation team. As such, his role is to understand client business problems and develop digital solutions that can be delivered rapidly to achieve their goals, often through rapid POCs and pilots.
David has a particular interest in Open APIs, especially the potential for open innovation that they enable. David was a member of the UK’s Open Banking Customer Working Group and has spoken at conferences and written extensively on PSD2 and Open Banking. In addition, David is the product owner for DXC’s Open Banking Accelerator – an out-of-the-box solution to enable banks to meet PSD2 and harness the API economy.
Prior to this at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services, David was responsible for the Mid-Tier UK Financial Services sector. He built a go-to-market team to address what was a new market area for HPE and helped clients implement solutions such as new account opening, digitised lending and the move of core banking systems to the cloud. David also took the lead on Innovation in FS and Retail, working with clients to understand the potential of emerging technologies, such as APIs, blockchain, robotics and AI.
Previously, David managed HPE’s (and EDS’s) Global Government Industry, a team of senior consultants who provided public sector expertise on major deals and managed investment in industry solutions. David’s individual specialisation was in Government Finance: tax, revenue, benefits, payments, etc. David developed thought-leadership on numerous topics, for example, how governments can use IT to increase national productivity. David engaged at the most senior levels of government in Australia, Canada, China, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, USA and throughout Europe.
David’s experience includes setting up and managing three businesses: a stock-lending exchange in the City; an early-stage AI company in Paris; and Daunt Books in London.
David started his career as a consultant with E&Y and A.T. Kearney.