2019 Inductee

David Cummings

David Cummings

David Cummings is an Atlanta-based tech entrepreneur who has founded 10 companies collectively valued at nearly $1 billion, including Pardot, SalesLoft, and Terminus. Cummings is also the founder of the Atlanta Tech Village — the United States’ 4th largest tech hub — and the largest investor in Calendly, the world’s most popular scheduling app. After selling Pardot, he was named one of the 100 Most Influential Atlantans by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

“David is an innovative entrepreneur who has supported many in the Atlanta community with his business ventures,” said Kevin Kelly, Managing Partner of PwC’s Atlanta office. “It’s an honor to welcome him into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia. I’m excited for the continued growth of this community and the innovative ideas it provides to Georgia.”

Cummings is a member of YPO Southern 7, Atlanta Rotary, on the board of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, and on the board of the Buckhead Coalition. A native of Tallahassee, Florida, David earned a bachelor of science degree in economics from Duke University and an honorary doctorate from Mercer University. David blogs regularly at DavidCummings.org and tweets at @davidcummings.

“I’m humbled and honored to be inducted in the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia,” said Cummings. “Georgia’s had such an incredible impact on my life and entrepreneurial journey — helping grow our tech startup community has been the highlight of my career.”

Cummings is also a long-standing partner and supporter of TAG.

“David is such a key, visionary figure for Georgia’s technology ecosystem,” said Larry K. Williams, President and CEO of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). “It is through the vision, drive and support of leaders like him that our technology community continues to thrive, grow, break barriers and set global industry trends.”


About the Technology Hall of Fame Georgia

Each year an inductee is chosen by the current Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia members from a slate of nominees, in recognition of his or her contributions to the industry and impact on the state. Potential nominees are selected based on an individual’s impact on the technology industry in the state of Georgia, such as establishing and growing successful technology companies and organizations, job creation and economic impact, developing breakthrough technologies, innovation and entrepreneurship, etc. PwC has been a sponsor of the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia since its inception in 1993.

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