David has been an entrepreneur for over a decade. In late 2000, David founded Hannon Hill, which was recognized as the 247th fastest growing company in the U.S. by Inc. magazine as part of the Inc. 500 awards. In late 2006, David co-founded Pardot, which was recognized by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as the fastest growing technology company in 2010 and the third fastest-growing company in all of Atlanta that same year. Pardot was named to the 2012 Inc. 500 fastest growing companies coming in at number 172. ExactTarget acquired Pardot in 2012. David also co-founded Clickscape real estate technology (clickscape.com), Rigor web performance management (rigor.com), and SalesLoft sales intelligence (salesloft.com).
David is a member of YPO, the Atlanta chapter of the Entrepreneur’s Organization, and on the board of the Buckhead Coalition. A native of Tallahassee, Florida, David earned a bachelor of science degree in economics from Duke University and studied at the London School of Economics. David blogs at DavidCummings.org, tweets at (@davidcummings), and is co-author of the book Think Outside the Inbox as well as a second book, Startup Upstart, published in 2012.