College of Business and Economics
Upham Hall

David Gee

  • Office Location: Timothy J Hyland Hall 4504
  • Phone: (262) 472-5797
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  • Department(s): Management

Dave Gee prides himself on providing powerful and pragmatic insights to help students and leaders maximize their full potential. 

Dave's background includes being the CEO & Co-Founder of Bungee Loyalty Programs, a SaaS(Software as a Service) firm. Dave was also the founder of Sales Sherpas, a full-service marketing and advertising firm. 

Dave has taught sales management and digital marketing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 2001. 

Other corporate experience includes: Marketing and Sales roles at Humana, TDS, U.S. Cellular, BellSouth and Motorola. He has marketed to and through over 40,000 sales agents, trained over 37,000 salespeople, management of over $14 million in direct marketing campaigns, 12-time winner of BellSouth Pacesetter award.

Gee earned his MBA at Marquette University and BBA in marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. 

Gee lives with his wife Amy, and children, Lindsey and Steven, near Lake Geneva, WI. During his limited free time he enjoys mountain biking, boating and spending time with his family. 

David Gee is the Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator and Lecturer in Entrepreneurship for the College of Business and Economics. Dave teaches entrepreneurship courses for undergraduate students and also serves as an advisor to the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization. David Gee brings an incredible wealth of experience to the Innovation Center after working in private sector for 25 years with Motorola, BellSouth, U.S. Cellular, TDS and Humana. David founded, Classmunity, a K-12 fundraising management software company in 2015. He is also the CEO and Co-Founder of Bungee Loyalty Programs; a cloud-based, turnkey loyalty program solution provided on a SaaS model. David was also the CEO and Co-Founder of Sales Sherpas, a comprehensive sales and marketing solutions company that specializes in assisting telecommunications and technology firms. He has also won the Presidents Club Award, Pacesetter Award (12 times), and the Cosmos Award. Gee earned his MBA from Marquette University and his BBA at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. David is also an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, teaching since 2000. He is happy to be joining such an award-winning business school here at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, along with the Innovation Center. “I am very excited to be working with my alma mater. I look forward to taking an active role in crafting the Launch Pad program, creating an engaging learning environment in the classroom, and helping students develop entrepreneurial ideas and achieve their goals.”

Academic Advisor of the Year
May 2016
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
BellSouth Cosmos Award
June 2004
Bell South Pacesetter Award
January 2003

Marquette University
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

DMA - Certification
May 15, 2005
Langevin - Training Certification
October 15, 2005
Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators
January 15, 2015

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