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David C McCourt

Chairman and CEO at Granahan McCourt Capital


Granahan McCourt Capital (GMC) is a private investment firm with an extensive portfolio comprising some of the most transformational companies in Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT). For over three decades, its principals have focused on bringing pioneering technology to underserved and unconnected areas of the world, changing mind-sets and disrupting industry norms.

For over 30 years, David C. McCourt, Chairman and CEO of Granahan McCourt Capital, has been widely acknowledged as a leading global entrepreneur and business leader. To-date he has founded or bought 20 companies in 9 countries, and is recognised as one of the world’s top innovators in the TMT sector.

Throughout his career, McCourt has been highly commended. In addition to receiving the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ award from Ernst and Young LLP and the Harvard Business School Club of New York, he received the 2014 Award for Outstanding Alumni Entrepreneur from Georgetown University. McCourt was the first Resident Economist appointed by the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism and is also an Emmy award-winning TV producer. The Economist has described him as having "impeccable credentials as a telecom revolutionary".

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