Cully Cullbreath
Lecturer
Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Operations • Deming Center for Entrepreneurship

With over 35 years of experience in software and Information Technology (IT) industries, Mr. David (Cully) Culbreth exhibits a passion for success and strong leadership capabilities to drive growth in technology and consulting service businesses. He has held executive P&L positions in global software companies and national/ international professional service firms, and today serves as a management consultant. In addition to successfully creating and running business units within large corporations, he has started up entrepreneurial businesses and organizations outside of the corporation, and authored a business book, Dynamic Value Chains – Visualizing and Optimizing Your Business.
 
Mr. Culbreth is a member of the Board of Directors for The RootGroup, a technology reseller and consulting firm in Boulder, CO.  Before that he led the Cloud professional services team for the Americas, and global service product management at VMware, Inc. ($6B software company) with responsibilities for service development of all of VMware’s products. Key positions include Executive Director of International Professional Services at CSG Systems ($600M ERP software company), Vice President and General Manager at Information Industries, Inc. ($50M system integrator), Director of Operational Strategy at Forsythe Solutions ($1B technology reseller) and Director of Integration and Consulting Services at GE/Access Graphics ($1B technology distributor – now Avnet).
 
For the last six years, Mr. Culbreth has been an Lecturer at Colorado University, Leeds School of Business teaching the Business Minor Capstone class and the Operations and Information Management class for Business School majors. He has also served as Chairman of the Board for 4 years at the National Pain Foundation, a non-profit organization that provided a peer-reviewed, educational website on chronic pain. Mr. Culbreth received a double degree – BS in engineering and BA in applied science from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.