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David Murphy

David Murphy

Title: Former CEO

Company: Better World Books

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Educational Background:

MBA, Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
BA, Economics, University of Economics

Huntsman School Interactions:

Lectures in Entrepreneurship Speaker - March 21, 2012


David was CEO of the for-profit, socially and environmentally conscious Better World Books. He used second-hand books to fight illiteracy around the world. He has also worked for 23 years in corporate finance, operations, and mergers and acquisitions. He has started several companies and been a CEO, CFO, and COO of both privately held and publicly traded firms in the manufacturing, health care services, and technology sectors. Additionally, David has served on both corporate and non-profit boards and was a key mentor and advisor to Better World Books through the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Notre Dame. David is also actively involved with several organizations in the social enterprise space.


Lectures in Entrepreneurship: David Murphy