David Metcalf

Director at Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL) at UCF


David Metcalf is a serial entrepreneur that has launched multiple successful ventures and spinoff companies. He has reviewed thousands of emerging technology companies as an advisor and investor. David is the Director of the Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab at UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training. His past projects involving XR and IoT span across education, health, space, cyber and transportation. Current efforts include smart cities, blockchain and enterprise learning transformation for government and industry. 

David is an avid lover of sports – especially running, surfing, and other board sports. With investment partners Max, they have participated in ultra runs across the globe and throughout the digital world with their early investment in Simplicity, the first esports company to be listed on NASDAQ.