In March 2018, Dave Habiger was named the new President and CEO of J.D. Power, the global leader in consumer experience.
Habiger oversees the global strategic direction and business strategy of J.D Power, including the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. He also leads the development of the company’s short-and long-term business strategy and execution, advancing the digitization of the business and
furthering the company’s social and corporate mission.
Habiger, 49, is a seasoned technology sector visionary who has led several initial public offerings and served as CEO of multiple public companies listed on both the NASDAQ and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Previously, Habiger served as a Director and CEO of Textura (NYSE: TXTR), a global construction management software and payments company; CEO of NDS Group, a television software and security company; and President and CEO of Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC), a consumer software firm. Habiger serves on several corporate boards, including GrubHub and Echo Global Logistics.
“Dave Habiger is a world recognized leader with an extremely impressive track record and a deep understanding of technology and consumer analytics,” said Joseph Pacini, a J.D. Power Board Member and CEO of XIO Group. “Dave has the right vision and operational experience to lead J.D. Power to its next level of success during this period of disruptive innovation across all industries.”
Habiger served as Chairman of a governmental Electric Vehicle Commission to design infrastructure for charging stations and he is a long-standing member of the Society of Automotive Engineers. He is also a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and was named as an Entrepreneur of the Year award winner by EY (formerly Ernst & Young).
He received an MBA from The University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. Norbert College.