David Cox

David cox

Senior Consultant

Areas of Expertise

  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain

As an operations consultant and executive coach for On Tap Consulting, David works with high-growth startups on everything from operations strategy, planning, and execution to entrepreneurial empowerment.

Offering Executive Consulting in Operations

Drawing on more than 25 years of operations leadership experience in high-growth tech start-ups and established companies, David has not only been instrumental in dozens of startup successes, but he has also witnessed the things that can go wrong and understands how to anticipate and avoid them.

David provides high-value and high-impact expertise that is often difficult for startups to access, and specializes in high-potential clients in the tech industry that have hardware product offerings.

“Helping clients strategically map out and build the optimal supply chain...one that mitigates risk, leverages best industry practices, and aligns with the start-up's objectives, is hugely rewarding.”

A History of Executive Leadership in Tech Companies

Prior to working with On Tap Consulting, Dave was:

  • Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations at Gigamon
  • Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations at Lytro
  • Senior Vice President of Operations at Blue Coat Systems, and
  • In leadership positions at Cisco, Quantum, and Pluris.

Dave attained his BA in International Relations from the University of California, Davis, and earned an MBA from Santa Clara University.

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