Watt Hepburn Lecture with Dave Cormack

Watt Hepburn Lecture with Dave Cormack

From Aberdeen to Atlanta - An Entrepreneur's Journey

In this lecture Dave Cormack will explore what it took to lead three start-up software companies through rapid growth, selling them for a combined $1 billion to companies quoted on both NASDAQ and NYSE stock exchanges. 

With a view to understanding the habits and traits of a successful entrepreneur, and lessons-learned, Professor Canales will delve into Dave’s upbringing in Aberdeen, the family move to London in 1986 for business reasons, and the subsequent move to Atlanta, USA in 1995 as a result of the sale of his first start-up software venture.

Dave Cormack is the chairman of Curve Dental Software, and a non-executive director of WebPT Software. He has 36 years of experience in the applications software industry, creating $1 billion of shareholder value through the sale of three start-up ventures. Dave lives in the United States, is an executive-in-residence and advisor to Battery Ventures, a non-executive director of Aberdeen Football Club, a Trustee of the Cormack Family Charitable Foundation, and an Ambassador for Children International.

There will be refreshments available on arrival from 6.00pm in the James MacKay Hall.  

This event is FREE but booking is essential HERE

Hosted by
University of Aberdeen Business School
King's College Conference Centre

For more information on this event please contact Cara Baird at c.baird@abdn.ac.uk or call 01224 273278.

If you require help booking for this event please contact the Events Team at events@abdn.ac.uk  or call 01224 273233.

Online booking available