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David Scantling
David Scantling
Born August 22, 1966(1966-08-22) (age 55)
Riverside, California, U.S.A.
Occupation Chief Executive Officer
Known for entrepreneurship, advocating technology
Spouse(s) Molly Kramer Scantling, MD; 6 children; John K. Scantling, Clare D. Scantling, Anne K. Scantling, Katherine K. Scantling, Michael K. Scantling and James K. Scantling

David Scantling (born August 22, 1966) has led start-up technology teams at Uprizer,[1] Econex, Grey Haven and Storage Continuity.[2] As a senior executive at IBM, Hewlett-Packard[3] and the US Department of Defense,[4] he worked on major business transformation, Internet and telecommunications initiatives. Scantling earned the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service for his work on economic development and Information & Communications Technology (ICT) initiatives across Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom during 2006-7.[5] He is currently the President & CEO of Scantling Technology Ventures, LLC, a private equity firm based in Akron, Ohio.

US government service[edit | edit source]

Scantling joined the US Department of Defense on December 12, 2005, and he was one of the founding executives of the Business Transformation Agency (BTA).[6] While at the BTA, he led enterprise architecture[7] and software federation strategy[8] initiatives based on the Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF). From June 2006 to September 2007 he served on the Department of Defense Task Force for Business and Stability Operations[9] at the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.[10] Scantling also served as Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (ADUSD) for Expeditionary Business Systems within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics from October 2007 to February 2008.[11]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

  • Patrol Base Jaker (2011): Scantling was Director and Producer of the feature length documentary film made at Patrol Base Jaker in Helmand Province, Afghanistan about the 1st Battalion 5th Marines and the practice of counterinsurgency there.[16]

Affiliations[edit | edit source]

Scantling is a life member of the Air Force Association, Association of the US Army and the United States Naval Institute.

Education[edit | edit source]

Scantling is a 1991 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BA in Philosophy and a concentration in International Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.[17] He earned a Master's Certificate in Government Contracting from the George Washington University in 1995. He attended the US Air Force Academy from 1984 to 1987 prior to transferring to the University of Notre Dame.

Decorations and badges[edit | edit source]

U.S. military and civilian decorations
USA - DOD Outstanding Public Service Award.png Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service
Air Force Achievement Medal ribbon.svg Air Force Achievement Medal
60px Global War on Terrorism Civilian Service Medal
U.S. unit awards
Outstanding Unit ribbon.svg Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
U.S. service (campaign) medals and service and training ribbons
Air Force Longevity Service ribbon.svg Air Force Longevity Service Award
Air Force Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Air Force Training Ribbon.svg Air Force Training Ribbon
U.S. badges, patches and tabs
US Army Airborne basic parachutist badge.gif Parachutist Badge - US Air Force Academy Freefall

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