David Hood


David Hood has served as Troux’s CEO and Director since August 2007. David brings more than 30 years of technology experience in a diverse set of leadership roles with a wide range of firms including AT&T, Cisco, Dell, BeVocal and most recently NetSolve. Leading the company’s strategic direction, planning and execution, David is responsible for accelerating Troux’s growth and advancing Troux’s position as the industry leader in IT and business transformation.

Prior to joining Troux, David served as CEO of NetSolve from 2002 until the company was acquired by Cisco in 2004.  David remained with Cisco as GM of the NetSolve division. At NetSolve, he established the company as the leading provider of IT infrastructure management services, materially increasing revenue and market value.  Previously, David was CEO of BeVocal, a voice recognition software startup in Mountain View, CA. Executive positions at Dell and AT&T round out David’s experience in developing and managing technology companies.

David holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA in Finance from Xavier College.  He is also a Director on the board of Entrepreneurs Foundation and Boundless Network.


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Troux’s mission is to change the way businesses make IT decisions. With Troux, CIOs and business leaders are able to strategically manage IT in the context of their business. Solutions from Troux empower decision makers with a real-time view into the IT resources that are spread across the business.  This ability allows organizations to better understand what IT resources they have, which are needed and how to quickly and safely retire those that are not important their business. Troux delivers results for some of the world’s best known brands including: American Airlines, Bayer Health Care, Boeing, Cargill, Cisco, Disney, Fidelity, HSBC, Moody’s, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Vodafone and Walmart.

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