David W. Baker


Present Position


Chapter Affiliation

Colorado School of Mines

david bakerDavid Baker's career includes more than 20 years with DirecTV  and its former parent company. Between 1998 and 2005, he held several different executive positions in finance and operations with DirecTV  Latin America and DirecTV  Japan.

As Senior Vice President of Field Services for AT&T, David Baker supervised the company’s national network of installation and service providers of the DirecTV  product line and was charged with improving the quality of the customer experience at the point of installation and service. He is based at AT&T’s Denver offices.

Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for On Command Corporation, where he led the integration of On Command into its new parent company, LodgeNet (since renamed SONIFI Solutions, Inc.).

As a Managing Director at Nightingale and Associates, LLP, David restructured a $350 million construction company to return it to profitability.

He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Tusculum College, one of the nation's oldest colleges, in Greeneville, Tennessee.

Dr. Baker holds a Ph.D. in mineral economics with a specialization in operations research from the Colorado School of Mines, as well as a master’s and bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from West Virginia University.