Dave Balter

About Me

Dave is the founder and CEO of Mylestone, which transforms photos, video and audio into narratives that can be recalled via Voice Assistants, such as Amazon’s Alexa. Previously, Dave was the CEO and co-founder of Smarterer, acquired by Pluralsight in 2014. In 2010, Dave founded BzzAgent, which was acquired Tesco (PLC) in 2011. From 2011-2014 Dave sat on the Global Executive Team at dunnhumby, where he led all venture and M&A activity. Dave is also Venture Partner in seed-stage investment firm Boston Seed Capital and is Vice Chairman of Boch Center for the Performing Arts.

My blog posts

Your Many Many Gaps - And How You Fill Them

Nearly a decade ago, a member of my Executive Team walked into my office with a no-win situation. Here’s what it looked like:

How Well Are You Ruddering?

Many years ago, I was a participant in a CEO group.  One of the other members was known for a hard-driving initiative that he claimed ensured results:  Every quarter, regardless of company performance, he fired one member of his executive team.