As a CEO, CFO/COO, and consultant, Doug Durst is a hands-on leader with a track record of building and growing focused, funded, accountable and high performing organizations. Doug brings to TAP over 25 years’ of experience in leadership roles with technology focused startups, mid-sized and public companies. Segments include XR/VR, mobile, aerospace, sales & marketing services, manufacturing & distribution, insurance, healthcare, automotive and not-for-profit in North America, Asia, Africa, and Europe. Doug also brings a wide array of skills in mergers and acquisitions, post-merger integration, funding, revenue acceleration, ERP/CRM design & implementations, change management, and improving operations and business performance.
Over the last 4 years Doug has been instrumental in the funding and accelerated growth of VRstudios, a fast-growing VR company. Prior to that Doug was the CFO Archer Mobile, Visible Technologies, a partner at Tatum, the CFO/COO at Africa Ten Enterprise, President/CFO at Chase Innovations, and was the Director of Business Performance at Microsoft.
Doug is a licensed CPA and certified Strategic Planner. He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington (Accounting & Finance) and a MBA in Finance (summa cum laude) from the Nova Southeastern University (Wayne Huizenga School of Business).