David Ford

Partner, Corporate Advisor and Engineer - Silverpeak LLP

London (United-Kingdom)

David Ford

Partner, Corporate Advisor and Engineer - Silverpeak LLP

London (United-Kingdom)

David Ford

Partner, Corporate Advisor and Engineer - Silverpeak LLP

London (United-Kingdom)

Panel: Does Europe have the right financing environment to support deeptech advances like those in the space [and other hardware intensive] sector[s]

Panel: Does Europe have the right financing environment to support deeptech advances like those in the space [and other hardware intensive] sector[s]

Panel: Does Europe have the right financing environment to support deeptech advances like those in the space [and other hardware intensive] sector[s]

13:00 – 13:25 Finance District Stage

13:00 – 13:25 Finance District Stage

13:00 – 13:25 Finance District Stage

June 26th

June 26th

June 26th

David joined Silverpeak in 2018 as a Director and was promoted to Partner in 2022. He brings a different perspective to the team with over 12 years of operational involvement in tech companies as well as over 15 years of experience in corporate finance advisory roles.

David previously worked with Cobalt and Clearwater Corporate Finance. His most recent operational role was as CEO of Magnetic North Software, a proprietary Cloud Contact Centre and Cloud Unified Communications solution, which he sold for $39m to West Corporation (now Intrado) following three years of 30%+ growth. 


David’s operational experience is within the telecoms, satellites, location services, sensors, and precision engineering sectors. He has a first-class degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and an MBA from INSEAD – and has advised dozens of technology businesses on M&A and growth financing rounds.


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David joined Silverpeak in 2018 as a Director and was promoted to Partner in 2022. He brings a different perspective to the team with over 12 years of operational involvement in tech companies as well as over 15 years of experience in corporate finance advisory roles.

David previously worked with Cobalt and Clearwater Corporate Finance. His most recent operational role was as CEO of Magnetic North Software, a proprietary Cloud Contact Centre and Cloud Unified Communications solution, which he sold for $39m to West Corporation (now Intrado) following three years of 30%+ growth. 


David’s operational experience is within the telecoms, satellites, location services, sensors, and precision engineering sectors. He has a first-class degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and an MBA from INSEAD – and has advised dozens of technology businesses on M&A and growth financing rounds.


Social Media Account(s) and Website(s):




David joined Silverpeak in 2018 as a Director and was promoted to Partner in 2022. He brings a different perspective to the team with over 12 years of operational involvement in tech companies as well as over 15 years of experience in corporate finance advisory roles.

David previously worked with Cobalt and Clearwater Corporate Finance. His most recent operational role was as CEO of Magnetic North Software, a proprietary Cloud Contact Centre and Cloud Unified Communications solution, which he sold for $39m to West Corporation (now Intrado) following three years of 30%+ growth. 


David’s operational experience is within the telecoms, satellites, location services, sensors, and precision engineering sectors. He has a first-class degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and an MBA from INSEAD – and has advised dozens of technology businesses on M&A and growth financing rounds.


Social Media Account(s) and Website(s):