About Us

David Booth

David is a Founding Partner and Principal Consultant at Cardinal Path, as well as an author, instructor, adjunct professor, and public speaker. As a consultant, David has advised and worked with companies and organizations across five continents in web analytics and business intelligence, statistical analysis and testing, technology selection and deployment, and online and search marketing.

David is the recipient of the 2014 Digital Analytics Association's Practitioner of the Year Award, and is also the author of Up and Running with Adobe Reports & Analytics (Lynda.com, 2014), Advanced AdWords Tips & Tricks (Lynda.com, 2014), Display Advertising: An Hour A Day (Wiley/Sybex, 2012), Search Engine Optimization Fundamentals (Lynda.com, 2012), Google AdWords Essential Training (Lynda.com, 2011, 2nd edition 2014) and Google Website Optimizer Essential Training (Lynda.com, 2010) and served as a technical editor of Performance Marketing with Google Analytics (Wiley, 2010) and Google Analytics Essential Training (Lynda.com, 2011). He also teaches a masters-level course on web analytics and online marketing at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.

As an instructor and speaker, David has keynoted numerous events and has led seminars and sessions focused on digital analytics and search and conversion marketing all around the world for audiences ranging from C-level executives to technical implementation teams.

He has been involved in web application development as an engineer and consultant since the late 1990's, beginning his career with Intel Corporation. Prior to Cardinal Path, he was a founder and partner at WebShare, LLC through its merger, and spent two years with the United States Peace Corps developing and deploying websites and web applications to attract grants and international aid for Guatemalan NGOs and local development organizations.

David earned his Master of Business Administration in International Management from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and holds a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Publications: Speaking History:
  • Aug, 2014: Analytics Masterclass, Mumbai, India
  • Aug, 2014: Analytics Masterclass, New Dehli, India
  • Apr, 2014: Google Partners Masterclass, Mumbai, India
  • Apr, 2014: Google Partners Masterclass, New Dehli, India
  • Mar, 2014: Masterclass, Sydney, Australia
  • Mar, 2014: Masterclass, Melbourne, Australia
  • Mar, 2014: Masterclass, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Mar, 2014: Masterclass, Brisbane, Australia
  • Feb, 2014: Partner Celebration, Berlin, Germany
  • Nov, 2013: Web Analytics Workshop, Monterey, CA
  • Sep, 2013: Analytics Maturity Model, Miami, FL
  • Aug, 2013: Partner Academy, Tokyo, Japan
  • Jul, 2013: Measuring Mobile & Remarketing, Dublin, Ireland
  • Jun, 2013: Master Class, Sydney, Australia
  • Jun, 2013: Master Class, Brisbane, Australia
  • Jun, 2013: Master Class, Melbourne, Australia
  • Jun, 2013: Master Class, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jun, 2013: Sales Academy, Helsinki, Finland (partial live HoA broadcast)
  • Jun, 2013: Sales Academy, Oslo, Norway
  • Jun, 2013: Sales Academy, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jun, 2013: Sales Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • May, 2013: Google Engage TTT, London, UK
  • May, 2013: Google Engage TTT, Wroclaw, Poland
  • May, 2013: Google Engage TTT, Singapore
  • May, 2013: Google Engage TTT, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May, 2013: Google Engage TTT, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Apr, 2013: Google Business Academy, Manila, Philippines
  • Apr, 2013: Google Business Academy, Singapore
  • Apr, 2013: Google Business Academy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Nov, 2012: Google Engage for Agencies, Brussels, Belgium
  • Nov, 2012: Google Engage for Agencies, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Nov, 2012: Defining KPI's & Dashboarding, Sydney, Australia
  • Nov, 2012: Defining KPI's & Dashboarding, Melbourne, Australia
  • Nov, 2012: Defining KPI's & Dashboarding, Brisbane, Australia
  • Nov, 2012: Defining KPI's & Dashboarding, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct, 2012: Conversion Academy, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct, 2012: Conversion Academy, Oslo, Norway
  • Oct, 2012: Conversion Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Oct, 2012: Conversion Academy, Helsinki, Finland
  • Sep, 2012: Google AdWords & Analytics Master Class, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Sep, 2012: Google AdWords & Analytics Master Class, Manila, Philippines
  • Jul, 2012: Analytics Master Class, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jul, 2012: Analytics Master Class, Melbourne, Australia
  • Jul, 2012: Analytics Master Class, Brisbane, Australia
  • Jul, 2012: Analytics Master Class, Sydney, Australia
  • Jul, 2012: Google AdWords Classroom, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Jun, 2012: Google Academy, Brussels, Belgium
  • Jun, 2012: Google Academy, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jun, 2012: Google Classroom - Boston, MA
  • Jun, 2012: Google Classroom - New York, NY
  • May, 2012: Google Classroom - Phoenix, AZ
  • May, 2012: Google Classroom - Atlanta, GA
  • May, 2012: Mobile Advertising - Sydney, Australia
  • May, 2012: Mobile Advertising - Brisbane, Australia
  • May, 2012: Mobile Advertising - Melbourne, Australia
  • Apr, 2012: Google Conversion MasterClass - Vancouver, BC
  • Apr, 2012: Google Conversion MasterClass - Toronto, ON
  • Mar, 2012: Google Engage Academy - Helsinki, Finland
  • Mar, 2012: Google Engage Academy - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar, 2012: Google Engage Academy - Gothenberg, Sweden
  • Mar, 2012: Google Engage Academy - Aarhus, Denmark
  • Mar, 2012: Google Engage Academy - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Mar, 2012: Google Engage Academy - Oslo, Norway
  • Mar, 2012: Google Engage Kickoff - Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Mar, 2012: Google Engage Master Class - Singapore
  • Mar, 2012: Google Engage Kickoff - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Feb, 2012: Google Engage Kickoff - Hong Kong
  • Feb, 2012: Google MasterClass - Brisbane, Australia
  • Feb, 2012: Google MasterClass - Sydney, Australia
  • Feb, 2012: Google MasterClass - Melbourne, Australia
  • Feb, 2012: Google MasterClass - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Dec, 2011: Google MasterClass - Calgary, AB
  • Dec, 2011: Vistage International - Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Nov, 2011: Engage Master Class - Brisbane, Australia
  • Nov, 2011: Engage Master Class - Perth, Australia
  • Nov, 2011: Engage Master Class - Melbourne, Australia
  • Nov, 2011: Engage Master Class - Sydney, Australia
  • Nov, 2011: Engage Kickoff - Singapore
  • Oct, 2011: Google Get Your Business Online: Michigan
  • Oct, 2011: Google Get Your Business Online: Connecticut
  • Oct, 2011: Google Engage Training - Toronto, ON
  • Oct, 2011: Vistage International: Las Vegas, NV
  • Oct, 2011: Vistage International: Napa/Sonoma, CA
  • Oct, 2011: Vistage International: San Francisco, CA
  • Sep, 2011: Google Get Your Business Online: Ohio
  • Sep, 2011: Google Get Your Business Online: Iowa
  • Sep, 2011: Google Learn - Brussels, Belgium
  • Sep, 2011: Google Learn - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Aug, 2011: Google Engage Master Class - Chicago, IL
  • Aug, 2011: Google Engage Master Class - Dallas, TX
  • Aug, 2011: Google Engage Master Class - New York, NY
  • Jul, 2011: Vistage International - Wilmington, DE
  • Jun, 2011: Google Engage AdWords Training - Athens, Greece
  • Jun, 2011: Seminars for Success - San Francisco, CA
  • May, 2011: Seminars for Success - Vancouver, BC
  • Apr, 2011: Google Agency Training - New York, NY
  • Mar, 2011: eMetrics / GAUGE - San Francisco, CA
  • Feb, 2011: Seminars for Success - Las Vegas, NV
  • Jan, 2011: Seminars for Success - Phoenix, AZ

The State of Digital Analytics Maturity in Europe

Cardinal Path blog post

Online Dialogue, a digital optimization agency in the Netherlands, recently invited me to celebrate their 5th anniversary at the wonderful Kastell de Haar. Preaching to the choir (literally), I shared some insight about the concepts behind the digital analytics maturity … Read Full Post

HOW TO GET TO KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER WITH EXISTING DATA? STEP 2: FIND YOUR BIG QUESTION

Cardinal Path blog post

In our blog series focused on getting to know your customer, we covered the first step Find your Data focused on finding your data and building relationships with your data providers. After you find your data, it’s time to think … Read Full Post

Live Webinar: Getting Started with Google’s Shopping Campaigns

Cardinal Path blog post

Date: Tuesday, September 23rd Time: 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET Join Cardinal Path for this one-hour webinar that will teach you how to get started with Google’s Shopping campaigns. Google Shopping allows advertisers to get their products in front of customers on the … Read Full Post

Google Analytics Segmentation Hacks Webinar with Dave Booth

Cardinal Path blog post

Over 10 million web sites use Google Analytics. It’s easy to think that’s because it’s free, but really, what other free tools in the online marketing space have that kind of reach? Google Analytics is now being utilized by both … Read Full Post

SUCCESSFUL MARKETERS ARE STRATEGIC ABOUT HOW THEY HANDLE DATA

Cardinal Path blog post

When  Unbounce, the world’s simplest landing page builder for marketers and advertisers, announced their Call To Action Conference, they asked their all-star lineup of speakers to share their thoughts on why every marketer should care about conversion – and how they’ve applied the insights they’ve … Read Full Post

Copyright © 2014, All Rights Reserved. Privacy and Copyright Policies.