David Hood is a UK based entrepreneur who has involvements in a wide range of industries, whether you talk about set top boxes or corporate jets. He always likes to experiment, and never hesitates from thinking out of the box. The founder of Pace, the Bradford manufacturer of set top boxes, Hood is now involved in the latest venture of Freedom Back Clinics. People suffering from back pain can visit a clinic in the city center, and get diagnosed and treated. Freedom’s three outlets have been opened so far, in Leeds, London and Manchester, and plans are on to open 20 more over the next few years. With all his efforts, David Hood had become one of the most successful businessmen of UK, and has acquired a net worth of around US $ 378 million.
Pace was founded by Hood in 1982. It started as a software mail order firm, but later moved on to manufacture set top boxes for TV. After selling shares worth more than £200 million, he is no longer involved in the company, but identifies it as the foundation for his career. He is Chairman ofthe Board of Multiflight Ltd., an aviation company that charters flights, provides flying training to people, and also repairs aircrafts.