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David
DeWolf

PRESIDENT & CEO

About DAVID H. DEWOLF

David DeWolf is the President and CEO of 3Pillar Global, a digital product development services organization building breakthrough software products that power digital businesses. He is also an Amazon best selling author of The Product Mindset: Succeed in the Digital Economy by Changing the Way Your Organization Thinks.

3Pillar Global builds customer-facing digital products for companies like CARFAX, PBS, Fortune, and many others. Under DeWolf’s leadership, 3Pillar has grown to more than 900 employees in seven offices across three continents. The company has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the U.S. eight times, a 2019 CODiE award winner for Outsourcing Firm of the Year, and was recognized by research advisory firm Forrester twice in 2018 and again in 2019 as a leading digital experience provider and custom software development firm.

DeWolf’s work at 3Pillar has been honored by several awards, including The Software Report’s Top 50 Tech Services CEOs, SmartCEO Magazine’s Future 50, Washington DC’s 40 Under 40, and Virginia’s Fantastic 50.

He serves as the Chairman of InGo and is a member of the Board of Directors of OneHQ. He is an active angel investor and enjoys mentoring entrepreneurial leaders and advising philanthropic organizations. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Franciscan University of Steubenville.

David is a member of the Fortune CEO Initiative, Forbes Tech Council, and Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), and his insights on the digital economy, innovation, culture and company growth have been featured in Fortune, Fast Company, Inc., and Entrepreneur.

DAVID H. DEWOLF'S Latest Content

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UNDERSTANDING THE VALUE OF DATA AT OUTSELL DATAMONEY

Outsell DataMoney is the world’s premiere data monetization conference, where David provided the keynote address at the VIP dinner that launched the event. David’s presentation, titled “The Art of the Possible: Drilling for Value in the Data-Rich Economy,” drew upon the recent belief that data has usurped oil as the world’s most valuable resource. Watch the Outsell highlight reel to see David address how companies navigate this.

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‘WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU’RE NOT RAISING’ AT 1776

David recently anchored a panel discussion titled “What to Do When You’re Not Raising” at the 1776 Challenge Cup Global Finals. The panel discussion was geared toward entrepreneurs and founders alike, and featured advice on how to raise the capital needed to build and maintain a business. The panel discussion, available fully in the accompanying video, provided mentorship for the startups that then competed in the Challenge Cup Finals the following day.

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DESIGNING DIGITAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TO GROW BOTTOM LINE

After 10 years of growing 3Pillar Global from a product development company of 1 to a company of 900, David has amassed a wealth of tips and lessons learned. He will be sharing these and more insights on a panel discussion titled “Engineering to Add Value: Digital Product Development Designed to Grow Your Bottom Line” at the DigSouth Conference in April. He will also introduce a session centered on purpose-driven software design during the conference.

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04

IOT IS OFFICIALLY DEAD

After spending 3 days at CES in Las Vegas this year, David had a startling realization - there’s absolutely nothing special about connecting your device to the internet and collecting data from it. The Internet of Things is officially dead. In his reflection from his time at CES, read David’s perspectives on the sensor saturation he saw permeating every industry and what it means for the business world.

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SHIFT YOUR MINDSET TO FIND PRODUCT SUCCESS

At the Product Matters event in Iasi, Romania earlier this year, David emphasized the importance of seeing software development through the lens of product. In his presentation, titled “Shift Your Mindset to Find Product Success,” he told the story of 3Pillar’s first client that helped him develop what he believes are the 3 key attributes any successful software product should have in common.

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