Mover, shaker, trouble maker, Dave Ulmer has a passion for product innovation and business transformation. The art of intrapreneurship and disruptive innovation is where Dave Ulmer has built his career spanning multiple technologies, markets, and Fortune 1000 companies. Dave founded ChangeyourDNA to advise and assist corporate leaders hands-on from conception to execution of successful innovation strategies to define stunning new consumer-driven product experiences and build new growth businesses and organizations.
Dave Ulmer is the Managing Director, New Growth Platforms, for SingTel, Southeast Asia’s largest and most successful telecommunications company reaching over 400 million broadband, wireless, and digital TV subscribers across 25 countries. From his HQ in Singapore, Dave is responsible for driving new businesses and service innovations from “cradle-to-grave” with a focus on the Digital Home and anywhere, anytime, anything entertainment.
Dave has extensive experience in digital media services and new product categories, driving change and innovation previously with LG Electronics (Seoul, Korea) where he was Global Vice President, Content & Services, and before that as Senior Director, Mobile Media & Entertainment at Motorola Mobility (California, USA), where he spearheaded Motorola’s transformation into music, TV, and movie services.
From startups to massive corporations, and the original founder of Roxio, Burningpoint, and Earjam, Dave’s always held the consumer and content creator in focus while herding the industry cats needed to deliver the right solutions to market. His credits span from former Western United States Monopoly Champion to the Vice Chairman of the Board of the Mobile Entertainment Forum, former board member of OSTA, and founding member of SDMI.
Ulmer is a best-selling author of the provocative new book on how to drive business transformation:
“The Innovator’s Extinction” http://amzn.to/XmfY9w that reached #1 on Amazon’s business management books Top 100 list.