Dave Johnson

Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies


Dave Johnson is co-founder of Red Telescope Ventures. He has years of business leadership, technology and marketing experience that he draws on to help clients drive successful international programs. He has managed the deployment of voice, data and video technical solutions at multiple Olympic Games, led global business development teams and activated global marketing programs for some of the most innovative companies in the world. Previously, Johnson was the director of customer experience marketing at Avaya, general manager of Olympic Programs at Nortel and Avaya and director of executive operations for Nortel. From 2000 to 2005, he held various positions in sales and sales engineering at Nortel, and he spent three years at AT&T in data technical marketing.


  • University of Washington, BA in Business Administration,