Dave O’Connell is Chief Executive Officer of Allbridge and a member of the company’s board of directors. He brings over 20 years of technology industry experience in the satellite TV business and contributes a wealth of knowledge in strategic planning and executive leadership. As CEO, Dave leads the corporate strategy and vision for Allbridge, and he is involved in each fundamental area of the business including operations, sales, marketing, support, and finance.
Dave co-founded Bulk TV & Internet in 2004 and acted as the company’s CEO. Under his leadership, Bulk TV grew exponentially to amass a national portfolio of more than 500,000 guest rooms for DIRECTV free-to-guest video solutions earning the company notoriety as number one DIRECTV Lodging & Institutions (L&I) Provider for eleven years consecutively.
Additionally, Bulk TV was included on the Inc. Magazine Inc. 500 and Inc. 5000 lists, ranked annually on the Triangle Business Journal Fast 5o list and the NC Business Mid-Market Fast 40, and consistently placed as one of the Best Places to Work in the Triangle and among the NC Best Employers list. During his tenure as CEO, North Carolina Business Leaders also recognized Dave as one of North Carolina’s Top Entrepreneurs.
Prior to Bulk TV, Dave was Sales Director at Telerent Leasing Corporation, a hospitality and healthcare leasing company and a member of the Fortune Global 500. He helped form a free-to-guest satellite TV division to offer television programming services as an ancillary product to their leasing business. Dave helped grow the sales organization to one of the largest in the hospitality vertical market in just six years.
Dave holds a B.S. in Business Economics from State University of New York at Oneonta.