David Austin

Aspire Partner

David Austin has more than 28 years of experience in sales, business development, marketing and general management in the healthcare, corrections and security industries. He has recently co-founded and launched Summit Sales Partners LLC, a B2B Business and Sales Development outsourcing firm, and was most recently VP of Healthcare Safety, Corrections and Security at Metrasens, Inc., a VC-held technology firm based in the United Kingdom. He has also served in leadership roles with both publicly-traded corporations and VC- and PE-funded companies, including Siemens Healthineers, Hologic (as part of the acquisition of Sentinelle Medical), Applied Spectral Imaging and Olympus Medical. He has led negotiations for large multi-year agreements with Premier, Vizient, Healthtrust, and The Resource Group GPOs, as well as IDNs including BJC, SSM, Houston Methodist, MD Anderson, St. Lukes University Health Network, Kettering Health Network, and Mayo Clinic, among others. David earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Missouri and his MBA from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. David is married to Liz Austin, the Chief Marketing Officer at Green Street Real Estate Ventures, and together they are raising 3 wonderful children. In his (limited) spare time, he enjoys family time, golf, youth sports and travel.
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