David Galea is an Innovative Digital Transformation Advisor with over twenty years of international advisory experience with one of the Big Four Firms, a number of Govt organisations, the Secretariat of the President of Abu Dhabi, as well as various organisations in the United Kingdom. David has led a number of high profile projects, including the roll out of 4G with one of the major telecom players in the UK, together with various digitalisation strategy and implementation programmes in the financial services, energy and manufacturing sectors.
David is the founder of BEAT Limited, a niche advisory and corporate services group specialising in the fintech, gaming, entertainment, communications, media and technology industries. Over the past two years, he has been particularly active in assisting innovative technology start-ups in developing new business models and monetisation strategies, using Blockchain as an underlying technology to disrupt existing industries. David is also assisting several of these start-up companies through the process of issuing ICOs as well as accessing adequate sourcing of finance through Angel Financing, Venture Capital Financing and EU funding through Horizon 2020. Moreover, he is supporting a number of established players in developing an appropriate technology roadmap with a view to leverage and exploit the benefits of Blockchain, IoT and AI within their own business model.
As regards David’s academic background, he is a Certified Public Accountant, and has read for a Bachelor’s Degree (with Honours) in Business Management at the University of Malta. He also possesses a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Warwick, where he graduated with distinction. More recently, he successfully completed the Blockchain Strategy Programme run by Oxford University.