• Dave Blakely
  • Partner
  • Mach49
  • Mr. Dave Blakely helps large organizations to innovate and grow new ventures by exploring links between emerging technologies, business opportunities and customer needs. As a partner at Mach49, Mr. Blakely helps lead a venture incubator focused on helping Global 1000 companies to create and launch new ventures from within their organizations. Over the last four years, Mach49 has incubated new ventures with intrapreneurial teams from all over the world. Mr. Blakely makes heavy use of his experience from 25 enjoyable years spent at IDEO, most recently as Director of Technology Strategy. In this role, he built and managed strategic business relationships with many of IDEO’s technology-focused clients such as Cisco, Johns Hopkins and Qualcomm.