David James Hood is a specialist in competitiveness and proposition / revenue improvement and was an early innovator in modern digital and technology-led marketing. He has served on the UK's Marketing and Sales Standards Setting Body and the manufacturing trade body competitiveScotland. Director of the Global Marketing Network's Online Community, heading up CPD development and serves on its Advisory Panel. He is Co-Director of the 'Competitive SME' mission to improve marketing in small businesses and is Marketing Director for Aqua Energy Scotland. He is also a Guest Lecturer at the University of Glasgow, and has previously held the role of Chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing's technology group.