David Barret

David Barret

C-Level & Board Advisor
Interim Manager
Ex- Energy, Telco & Media Executive

I help businesses assess & unlock their growth potential and close the gap between their growth ambitions and reality

about me

■ With over 25 years of experience as a digital business innovator and creator, I have successfully navigated various industries undergoing substantial disruption. My approach is hands-on, pragmatic, customer-centric, and driven by sales and value creation. I focus on delivering actionable and impactful results without pretence.■ As a trilingual professional fluent in French, English, and German, I leverage my extensive cross-industry and cross-functional international experience to help organisations assess and unlock their growth potential. I excel at bridging the gap between ambitions and reality, providing strategic guidance and practical solutions to drive digital transformation, growth and business success.■ Leveraging my unbiased perspective, I assist organisations in realising their full potential, capitalising on emerging opportunities, and maintaining a competitive edge in an increasingly dynamic business environment.

key strengths

■ Proven track record of driving innovation and growth in dynamic, disrupted industries
■ Customer-centric mindset with a deep understanding of market needs and trends
■ Ability to translate strategic visions into executable plans and measurable results
■ Robust sales & marketing capabilities to effectively communicate the value proposition, drive adoption, build loyalty
■ Strong cross-functional leadership and collaboration skills
■ Effective communication and stakeholder management across diverse cultures
With my unique blend of digital expertise, growth mindset, pragmatism, analytical and strategic skills, resilience, business acumen, and multilingual capabilities, I am well-equipped to navigate complex challenges and seize emerging opportunities in the digital landscape.

Functional Expertise

■ Digitale Strategy
■ Business Innovation
■ Go-to-Market (GTM)
■ Digital Sales
■ Growth
■ Digital Transformation
■ Market Expansion
■ Business Development
■ Business Sustainability
■ Digital Product Management
■ Strategic Partnerships & Alliances
■ Venture Building
■ Due Diligence
■ M&A

Industry Expertise

ENERGY: Core Commodity Business, Neo-Utility Business, Decentralised Energy Solutions, Energy Management, E-Mobility, Smart Metering,...
TELECOMMUNICATION: Triple Play, Mobile Search/Advertising, Digital Value-Added Content Services, M-Billing,...
MEDIA & PUBLISHING: Paid/Premium Content Strategies, Multi-Channel Digital Publishing, Multi-Channel Performance Marketing,...
E-COMMERCE: Subscription-based Business Models B2B & B2C, B2B Procurement Marketplaces, Loyalty Programs, Gamification,...


4SEED Investments GmbH
Peter Vischer Str. 16
12157 Berlin, Germany
Trade Court: Berlin Charlottenburg
Trade Reg.: HRB 30692B
VAT ID: DE276453251
Managing Director: David Barret

Business Portrait from Alexander Klebe, (https://alexanderklebe.de/)