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Dave Bywater

Dave Bywater

Title: CEO

Company: Vivint Solar

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Educational Background:

MBA, Harvard Business School, 1999
BS Economics, Brigham Young University, 1993

Huntsman School Interactions:

Leadership Forum Series Speaker - September 30, 2016


As Chief Operating Officer at Vivint Inc., David is responsible for the daily operations of the company, including customer operations, human resources, field service, and supply chain. For the past 20 years David has consulted with and run some of the most innovative and dynamic companies in the world and brings a strong track record of rapidly expanding small, medium, and large enterprises.

Before joining Vivint, David spent 10 years working at Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), one of the largest BPO and ITO companies in the world. During his tenure with ACS, David ran many of ACS business units including its Commercial Healthcare, Human Capital Management, Provider, Government Transportation, and the Government Health & Human Services groups. These various business groups encapsulated more than 60 different companies ranging from $10 million to over $400 million in annual revenue. During this time, ACS grew from $3 billion in annual revenue to more than $8 billion and was acquired by Xerox in 2009.

Most recently, David served as an Executive Vice President and Corporate Officer for Xerox and was the Chief Operating Officer of its $1.8 billion State Government Services Business. This division experienced significant growth and transformation under his leadership.

Prior to Xerox, David worked as senior manager at Bain & Company where he worked on helping global clients achieve their full economic and operational potential, primarily in the technology, transportation, and data information industries.

David currently serves on the board of Youthlinc, a Utah non-profit organization that is dedicated to creating lifetime humanitarians by offering local and international service experiences. David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Focused Fridays Leadership Forum, David Bywater 9/30/2016