The monthly member spotlight is an opportunity to learn more about a leader at one of our member companies and showcase the work they are doing. This month we spotlight Dave Houghton, Account Executive with GetConnected Telecom. Learn more about GetConnected in our member directory.
GetConnected telecom is a Bell Authorized dealer operating in Southwestern Ontario, founded in 2010. There are 2 London locations at York & Talbot and Clarke & Dundas. We offer Bell Mobility mobile devices and solutions, along with Bell Canada business and residential Internet, TV and landline solutions.
Name: Dave Houghton
Title: Account Executive
Company: GetConnected Telecom
What is your role and what is your favourite part of your job?
I am an Account Executive, working together with small and medium businesses, building and enabling solutions that are the right and create value for their organization. The favorite part of my job is meeting and getting to know my customers and seeing how the solutions I provide help them in their roles.
If you could have coffee with any business leader or industry expert, who would you choose, and why?
I would like to meet and have coffee with Tim Cook from Apple. He has taken the organization to the next level since Steve Jobs passed and not only maintained, has pushed and grown Apple to new levels.
What is the #1 business book/blog/website you would recommend?
Start With Why, by Simon Sinek
Looking at your company’s future, what are you most enthusiastic about?
I am excited to see the next evolution of mobile data on future 5G networks and what the Internet of Things will enable our customers to do even better with new workforce enabling applications!
What excites you most about the local tech community?
I am excited to see the growth and support that our tech community is able to realize here, and the amount of jobs created for our community. The amount of new technology and applications that we don’t even know about today, are what I am looking forward to seeing tomorrow.