Dave MacAdam

Novelis is the worldwide leader in rolled aluminum and is headquartered in Atlanta. In his role as Senior Manager of Innovation Strategy, David focuses on cultivating new, exploratory and disruptive projects and supports the long term strategy of pervasive innovation throughout the organization. David's team is also responsible for the economic modeling and optimization of Novelis' global R&D project portfolio.

Prior to this role, David worked as an electrical engineer for 13 years in various aspects of semiconductor design, including product concept modeling, analysis, specification and design. David received his bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada, and his MBA from Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta. David holds 13 patents in multiple areas of semiconductor design.