Dave PeaceOperating Partner

    Dave is a business and technology leader experienced in leading innovation, corporate & market strategy, new product development, and global manufacturing operations. His former roles as Director of Global Manufacturing, Director of Product & Market Development, and Vice-President of Engineering for Swagelok Company allowed him to gain experience in the rigors of managing complex processes on a global scale. He led over thirty product launches, and established five global technology centers to support complex services in local markets. In addition he was responsible for several entrepreneurial initiatives within the company that focused on customer engagement and generated significant revenue growth.

    He recently founded PAX Insights, LLC in response to a need for a more holistic approach to corporate innovation and strategy initiatives. His core passion is to help drive product and business process innovation by leveraging people, leadership, and change management principles.

    He received his BSME from Gannon University, and an MBA in Organizational Behavior from Cleveland State University.

    Dave’s community stewardship has included former roles as President of the Cleveland Engineering Society, and Trustee for the Swagelok Foundation. He is currently Chairman of the Board for the Great Lakes Science Center.