David Montanaro
Advisory Board Member

David Montanaro is President and Founder of Strategic Advisory Associates in Syracuse, NY.   Founded in 2009, the company provides a range of services including mentoring executives through strategic planning, business development, securing growth capital and M& A advisement. Mr. Montanaro is also CEO and Chairman of the Board of IQMax, Inc.  and has been serving in that capacity since 2012.  IQMax is a developer of healthcare software solutions that increases functionality of mobile handheld technology. Their platform provides caregivers capability to dictate patient notes, capture charges and share patient clinical information anytime, anywhere, in any setting.

Mr. Montanaro is an entrepreneurial CEO and angel investor with extensive board of director experience.  Having served more than thirty years as a senior corporate executive in the telecommunications and data networking industry, he is a leading expert in these fields with extensive knowledge in the convergence of voice, data, video and wireless solutions in managed, hosted and cloud computing environments. More recently, he was Chairman, President and CEO of USADatanet Corp. from 2003-2009; Chairman and CEO of NEC ELuminant Technologies, Inc. from 2001-2003, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development of NEC Corporation of America from 2000-2003.

Mr. Montanaro possesses a track record of leading growth and transition, and his business acumen covers operations, finance, legal, intellectual property and patent experience.