David Food



Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology


You will find detailed here, me, my journey, my story, my business, my milestones, my roles, my passions and my connections Contact me by Google+ / Twitter / Facebook / IM / Phone / Email / Skype, if I cannot help you I will know someone who can! So please ask ME I am a passionate believer in people! We all have greatness in ourselves somewhere, I want to see individuals and businesses fulfilling purpose, dreams and visions. I enjoy helping people, groups and businesses discover and invest in skills, sustainability and gifts, uncovering a factor X, and seeing it released. Opening up new markets, developing new messages, engaging with new customers especially with niche supply chain solutions, or in niche markets PT helps bleeding edge thinkers and businesses to break forth in to new areas of supply chain potential. I enjoy walking the cusp of Business and Ministry, involved in the Software, Education and the Supply Chain Industry for 25 plus years, I lead a "Gate-keeping" Church (RCF) in Egham, Surrey. A Passionate Networker, who wants to see Church and Community lead by vision and example to change the global landscape. Married to Julia, with New Testament attitude to household, we have a great passion for making a difference in young people's lives. We continue to build international relationships through Lifelinks, AoG and others. Dave provides consultancy and training on developing leadership, clarifying the message and building strategically. A Christian voice both musically and Prophetically to The Church, The Community and The Nations, specifically Uganda, Nigeria, Mexico and central America, but also into the US, Canada and Europe. MY BUSINESS Having worked in Supply Chain for twenty five plus years, Prophetic Technology can talk the language, the process, the business and the benefits, the pain and the potential. We enjoy the challenge of helping people to bring clarity to their message in a multi channel world, growing understanding and the benefits of collaboration, assisting teams that work across the business to work together, helping innovators in small business to work with thought leaders and analysts. We have an intuitive ability to make a complex message simple helping businesses with solutions to open up opportunity in new industries, or with new products - helping in the areas of market engagement, analyst relations, partner development, messaging strategies and brand clarity. If you are able access senior executives who need help in these areas, of sucessful inventors and entrepreneurs who hit a glass ceiling or a capacity constraint and are looking to breakthrough into new areas then I would love to speak to you. We hope we can help people to touch their tomorrow, today. I also work as the Market Development Director for E2open, a provider of SaaS solution to delover Collaborative Execution capability, giving global supply chains visibility and intelligence across the supply chain enterprise. MY JOURNEY My journey travels from nearly being born a cockney, to nearly going to Wells Cathedral Choir School (but my voice broke), ending up with a degree in Geology and Music, qualifying as a teacher, and at the age of 24 being a Deputy Headmaster. I did not want to follow in my Grandfathers footsteps as a Headmaster for more than 25 years in the same School. Instead I studied Economics, Politics and Sociology as a Post graduate, ending up working in the Logistics arena. At Bath I met my Wife so it was certainly worth going back to do my Post graduate for that alone. Now pushing forward to influence companies, communities and individuals with revelation, vision, inspiration and energy. MY STORY People who have influenced me are; Mr O'Connor - My English teacher from Secondary School. - He showed me learning is a life long experience Evelyn Summers an inspirational artist, who took her life back to the drawing board, and then made a difference. My Dad - Who showed me it was worth being in it for the long haul Peter Bendo my best friend in PNG - who showed me why we need to live today to the full. John Fuidge who reminded me that - People matter Wynford Evans my singing teacher. He encourages me to show my passion Bethany our daughter Who showed us destiny can be fulfilled in a moment Redundancy from a job I loved - to embrace fulfillment in developing my X factor MY MILESTONES Finding that the stone was rolled away for me Ditchingham, Norfolk, 1980 Writing a new Mathematics curriculum in PNG in 1984 Being radically (miraculously) healed of Malaria in 1986 Setting (post 2000) a number of high level business strategies with senior level directors of tier 1 companies that are still being rolled out today. Seeing many others changed in Uganda in 2001 and 2002, in body mind and spirit. A fight with cancer in 2002 in which I reassessed my priorities. Redundancy in 2002 which has caused me to focus on my factor X, and do what I enjoy doing. Mexico in 2005 where I have seen much joy in the face of need, it challenges my levels of contentment. The loss of our daughter Bethany (December 2005). A sharp change of direction is teaching me to follow my dreams (April 2009) An embracing of variety that means portfolio is possible! (June 2010) MY ROLES - history Market Development Director - E2open Strategy Director - Prophetic Technology Assistant Force Chaplain - Surrey Police Associate Supervisor and Lecturer at Warwick Manufacturing Group - University of Warwick Business Development Director (UK) - Supply Chain Applications - Oracle Corporation Pre-Sales Director - Toolsgroup Strategy Director - Gilead Foundations Commercial Director - Prophetic Technology Business Development - Hughenden European Consultancy Manager - Manugistics Commercial Director - Unicorn Systems (now called Syncron) including Slimstock Systems. Principal Consultant - Data Sciences Forecasting Manager - McDougalls Logistics Manager - Continental Tyres Deputy Headmaster - Holy Name High School MY PASSIONS I have found people fascinating, a challenge, a joy, but I just love to be with them. I love singing and have performed professionally across the UK, in US, Germany, Canada and Mexico. From Early Music to songs from shows, Lieder to Modern Contemporary, he is available for recordings and concerts. Sing in a group called KINGDOM I love reading books on a variety of subjects, I can recommend Jesus as CEO and Futurewise as 2 interesting examples, if you want to see what else is on my recommended list (NEW THINKING FOR A NEW DAY) I love spending time with people imparting vision, sharing strategy building on the principals of integrity, honesty, prophesy and purpose. MY CONNECTIONS I love to network, you can find me on most networks (see the links above) create your own visited country map or write about it on the open travel guide Last updated 14/06/12


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