David E. Ferguson is an Industrial and Systems Engineer with more than 35 years of experience in the application of information systems technologies to solving complex business problems. He recently retired from Capital Assurance Corporation, a $1.7 Billion life insurance holding company – where he served as Chief Corporate Development Officer. In addition, Mr. Ferguson supervised the firm’s Information Technology resources and business process reengineering activities. Prior to joining Capital Assurance Corporation he was Vice-Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Inviva, Inc., a start-up life insurance venture that developed breakthrough, Internet technology that enabled the industry’s first truly paperless, Internet life insurance policy and variable annuity contracts.
Other segments of his professional career include positions at ARM Financial Group, Ernst & Young (where was the firm’s National Insurance Industry Consulting Partner), the James Graham Brown Foundation (as CEO) and Capital Holding Corporation. He is a founding member of FGR, LLC a private investment firm that invests in startup ventures such as 3DR Laboratories.
David holds a Bachelor of Industrial & Systems Engineering and a Master of Science (Operations Research) from the Georgia Institute of Technology where he was a NASA Fellow.