David Espindola

In addition to Intercepting Horizons, David also co-founded iLumina Tech to help customers accelerate their digital transformation journeys. David also serves as a member of the Advisory Board at the University of Minnesota's Technological Leadership Institute (TLI).


David is the former Chief Information Officer of Flexera Software, a leader in Software Asset Management, Monetization and Security.  David developed the global IT strategy that allowed Flexera to enjoy continuous growth, both organically and through acquisitions. 

Prior to Flexera, David served as Director at Zebra Technologies, a leader in tracking technologies and solutions that allow companies to obtain unprecedented visibility into their business.  At Zebra, David was a member of the leadership team that delivered a highly successful business transformation program that was foundational to achieving the company’s strategic growth objectives, resulting in 5X growth to its current $4B+ in revenues.

Previously, David worked for 10 years as a consulting leader at Oracle where he developed strategic plans for Oracle’s marquee Fortune 500 accounts and managed Oracle’s most complex global implementations at strategic accounts such as GE, PepsiCo, Ingersoll-Rand, Eaton and Emerson.

Before Oracle, David held leadership roles at two fast growing tech startups in Silicon Valley. One spun off into a successful business still operating today. The other grew five-fold during his tenure, reaching over $400M in revenues, resulting in a successful IPO. During this period he experienced first-hand how to grow technology startups into successful enterprises.

David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Management from the University of North Dakota and a MBA from the American University.  He has also completed The Innovative Technology Leader Executive Education at Stanford University.