T’02, Founder, Hannon Hill Corporation
David founded Hannon Hill Corporation, an Inc. 500 company, in January 2001. Since its founding, Hannon Hill’s goal has always been to provide strategic web content management software (CMS), with an emphasis on personalized customer service. As Founder and CEO for close to eleven years, David played a pivotal role in driving the culture and values of the company. His emphasis on recruiting only positive, self-starting and supporting team members has strongly influenced the culture of Hannon Hill and has been the driving force behind Hannon Hill’s reputation for unsurpassed quality customer service. Originally from Tallahassee, Florida, David earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Duke University and studied at the London School of Economics, and he now lives in Atlanta, Georgia. David’s articles on the subject of web CMS have been published on O’Reilly’s XML.com and OnJava.com, in addition to popular web development sites, such as SitePoint.com. He has presented at Emory University and Duke University as well as the Silicon Valley Web Guild, Silicon Networks, Atlanta Electronic Commerce Forum and the Technology Association of Georgia. With more than 10 years of software development experience, David is an experienced programmer and has written code for commercial applications in Java, PHP, ASP, and Visual C++. He has been an entrepreneur for over ten years.