David Altounian is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the School of Business and Management at St. Edwards University. He is the former Founder, Co-Chairman and CEO of Motion Computing, a leading provider of mobile computing products for vertical markets. Motion was formed in 2001 and now serves customers around the world. He also was a founder of iTaggit Inc., an early web 2.0 company focused on item management. Mr. Altounian has almost 30 years of management and staff experience in the technology sector. Prior to starting Motion he was with Dell Computer Corporation, where he served in marketing executive positions for both the relaunch of the notebook computer business in 1994 and the creation and launch of the Precision workstation product businesses in 1997.
David worked for two years in the United Kingdom as the General Manager, Workstation Line of Business for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. In addition to his experience at Dell, Mr. Altounian managed marketing and new business development teams for leading technology companies including Motorola, Compaq Computer Corporation and Ashton-Tate. He is a named inventor on 10 patents and a published author. Mr. Altounian earned his MBA at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and is completed his Ph.D. at Oklahoma State University. Mr. Altounian is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the School of Business and Management at St. Edwards University.