David Model, Chief Operating Officer
David has 41 years of business experience in biotech, biomedical, aerospace and other high-technology fields. He has served Triton and its affiliates in an executive role from start-up through self-sufficiency – including COO and CFO of two of Triton’s public company affiliates, and CEO, CFO, or COO of seven privately financed affiliates. In these roles, he has led many rounds of private and public equity financing, set up joint ventures, acquired and sold businesses and in- or out-licensed numerous technologies.
Prior to Triton, David was a founder and president of ImageMax, Inc. (now DataBank IMX), and part of the group that led ImageMax’s successful IPO in 1997. He also co-managed Airfoil Technologies, LLC, a joint venture between Teleflex and General Electric to provide commercial airlines with turbine repair services. (General Electric acquired 100% of the venture in 2009.) David began his career at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft, designing engine components and later running development and test programs.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.