David Ross serves as general manager of General Dynamics Information Technology Commercial Solutions. In this role, he is responsible for developing the strategic plan, managing the day-to-day operations of the business and making investments required to meet new business objectives. Mr. Ross joined General Dynamics Information Technology to help management create innovative strategies to identify and pursue new business and expansion opportunities within the company. After successful completion, Mr. Ross worked for the Business Solutions and Strategies Group as a senior strategic advisor and was instrumental in the creation of the business and operating case for General Dynamics Information Technology Commercial Solutions. Prior to joining General Dynamics Information Technology, Mr. Ross served as the Lead Innovation Consultant for Janssen Healthcare Innovation, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) companies. He was an integral member of the management team to create and implement a long range growth strategy for strategic positioning of J&J products across industries and new markets. Mr. Ross also currently serves on the Board of Directors for PROPAGENIX, a platform technology company supporting drug discovery and clinical development research markets and clinical diagnostic labs conducting molecular diagnostic tests for personalized cancer therapy. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Mr. Ross has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and industrial management from Carnegie Mellon University, a master’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and ESADE Business School and a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Maryland. Recognized as a thought leader and published author, Mr. Ross is sought out to speak on Innovation, Business Strategy, Building High Performing Sales Strategies, Social Media, and Critical Problem Solving for Corporations.