Contributor Profile

David Smith

Job TitleDigital Technology Sector Director

Company NameScottish Enterprise


David was appointed Sector Director in May 2013. In his current role he has responsibility for overseeing the development and implementation of SE digital economy strategy and to lead partnerships and programmes which strengthen Scotland’s digital technology capabilities.  

David joined Scottish Enterprise in 2002 initially holding the post of Director EMEA within Scottish Development International. David was promoted to the post of Director of Operations, Scottish Development International and took on the role as interim CEO until August 2010.  Between August 2010 and May 2013 David held the post of Director, Innovation and Enterprise Services. 

Prior to joining Scottish Enterprise David worked in the ICT, Retail and Aerospace sectors holding management positions within Intel, Escom Computers and British Aerospace (now BAE Systems). 

He has degrees from Edinburgh University, Strathclyde University and an MBA from INSEAD Business School.

Conference Sessions

  • Plenary Session 3: Future of Intelligent Automation

    Thursday09:30 - 11:0006 Sep 2018
    Gordon Suite

    Plenary Session 3: Future of Intelligent Automation How do We Get Beyond Tomorrow, Sustain the Digital Transformation and Overcome potential barriers? What ar...

    • Language: English

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