Dave D Hood is President of DH3 & Associates, a consulting company focusing on performing technology assessments and developing strategies for product development and business development. Specializing on medical products for the time critical functions and procedures throughout the continuum from point of injury through patient stabilization including the ER, OR, and ICU environments. Emphasizing the pursuit and capture of non-dilutive funding coupled with institutional and strategic investors. For more than five years, Mr. Hood also served as a Senior Advisor for the Principal Assistant for Acquisitions at the US Army Medical Research and Material Command.
Prior to founding DH3 & Associates, Mr Hood was the Co-Founder and President of Integrated Medical Systems where he was also co-inventor of the company’s core product line. Prior to being selected to guide this successful spin-out from Northrop Grumman, he served as a Senior Program Manger successfully guiding the development and deployment of various integrated sensor systems for high performance aircraft, missiles, and satellites including the stealth bomber and the Global Positioning Satellites (GPS). He also guided successful projects pioneering intelligent transportation systems and high performance fuel efficient, environmentally friendly engines and brake systems for automobiles and motorcycles.
Mr. Hood has worked with the US Congress and European governments to sponsor funding for innovative medical products. He holds 3 patents and has been the stimulus for more than 2 dozen. He has published and presented extensively in the US and Europe. He taught graduate school courses in Project Management, Business Management, Operations Management and Entrepreneurship.
He is a certified Project Management Professional and has received executive training from the University of Southern California and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also Chairman of the Long Beach Sailing Foundation, a 501c organization that owns a fleet of matched sailboats used for team building experiences as well as amateur and professional racing events including the Congressional Cup. He is also Head Coach for a club softball team that provides inner city and disadvantaged teenage girls an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of teamwork and sportsmanship.