ABOUT DAVID SPEER
An insightful leader, inspiring mentor, and friend to many, David B. Speer touched countless lives. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ITW, David successfully orchestrated ITW’s continued growth and expansion throughout the world. In addition to his strong management skills, David was equally respected and admired as a champion of public education and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education in particular. ITW David Speer Academy serves to honor his legacy and build better futures for our students and alumni.
“It’s the values you display in your life that will inspire others to follow”