Dave Brown


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As CEO of ROVE, Dave guides the company's vision to become the fastest growing solution provider in the region—with specific expertise in helping clients navigate the changing digital landscape via the strategic deployment of Converged Cloud, Enterprise Collaboration & Service Automation solutions.  Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, ROVE is a certified Veteran Owned Business, and services clients across the Southeast region.

Prior to founding ROVE, Dave served as the President of CDI Southeast where his responsibilities included building and managing the CDI Southeast sales, solution architecture and professional services teams who delivered virtualized cloud, unified communications and security solutions.

Prior to joining CDI Southeast in early 2011, Dave was Area Vice President of the New York/New Jersey region for EMC Corporation. He worked his way up into this role after holding positions as an Account Manager and District Manager in New York City. Dave began his career as an officer in the United States Army, where he achieved the rank of Captain and served in several Airborne and Special Forces units around the globe. David earned his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.