David Chao (MBA, University of Colorado) is the President and CEO of CDB Management, a consulting company that helps companies manage and develop strategic partnerships. David was the chief strategist and vice president of business development for NTT/Verio, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Communications. NTT/Verio is one of the world's largest hosting companies and was an early pioneer in the Internet. He was responsible for the company's SMB strategic direction as well as leading the strategic input into the functional groups of the company. He was responsible for product direction and vision, marketing, strategic alliances and the indirect sales channel. Student appreciate David’s feedback, insightful feedback, and the fun and creative environment he made in the classroom.