President and COO
1/1/2016 to 12/31/2020
Dave Doherty took the reins as President and Chief Operating Officer of Digi-Key Electronics effective July 1, 2015. Dave joined Digi-Key's executive leadership team in 2008, bringing with him more than 25-plus years of electronics industry experience split between semiconductor manufacturing and distribution. Prior to joining Digi-Key, Dave began his career in engineering with Digital Equipment Corp and held sales leadership positions with Toshiba and Exar. More recently, Dave was with Arrow Electronics serving in multiple roles from Dir Technical Resources, Regional Sales VP and Vice President Semiconductor and Product Marketing. Dave holds a BSEE from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. and an MBA from Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. Dave has served on the advisory board for the School of Professional Selling at Baylor University.