David Gurle

Founder & Chief Executive Officer



Author, inventor and visionary, David’s ideas have influenced the major trends in consumer and enterprise communications and most recently secure collaboration technologies over the past two decades. He founded and ran Microsoft’s unified communications products (Skype for Business) and as Global head of collaboration services at Thomson Reuters, introduced the first consumer-to-business federated communications to the financial services industry. After the sale of Skype to Microsoft where he was the GM of Skype’s Enterprise Business, David founded and sold Perzo before founding Symphony. David sits on the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s International Technology Advisory Panel, is regularly featured on global broadcast (CNBC, BFM, Fox News) and print media (TechCrunch, Le Monde, Wall Street Journal) and is a sought-after keynote speaker on the future of the digital workplace, collaboration technologies, workplace diversity and all matters related to privacy and information security. In January 2020, he received the Légion d’Honneur, the highest French order of merit for military and civil service.

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Digital & Technology

French Maestro David Gurlé on Why Symphony is Striking Chords Across the World of Wealth Management In a world confined in COVID-19 lockdown, the Symphony cloud-based messaging and collaboration platform that securely connects markets, organisations and individuals is enjoying even more prominence than the impressive recognition and adoption it had already been enjoying. David Gurlé is the globe-t....