About Me

David has worked with people from all across the country, and has worked in Europe, Mexico, and South America.  He has successfully worked through several disasters (both local and regional) and brings a wealth of hands-on experience in planning, practicing, and participating in business continuity and disaster recovery. 

 

Davidís primary start in the business was as a Unix system administrator and teacher. He has worked with all levels of management, staff, and customers.†

 

His most recent corporate position was that of Director of Engineering (U.S.) at CypherEdge Technologies in Bellevue, WA, managing both the software developer staff and IT staff.† David is also a co-applicant on several patents developed at CypherEdge.†

 

His earlier positions included Director, Technical Services (at Xerox) where he had† forty plus direct reports (U.S. and† global team members) comprised of Oracle DBAís, Unix Administrators, Network Administrators (LAN/WAN), Windows Administrators (Mail/File/Print), the Web Technologies group, and Security. 

 

Within the last few years, David has provided his technical expertise and experience as a consultant with Columbia Sportswear, Credence Systems, and Cingular (ATT Wireless).† He provided consultation services and acted as interim CIO at CODA Inc., one of Portlandís leading drug and alcohol rehabilitation companies.†

 

David is also a professional bassist and percussionist, playing in local jazz clubs in and around the Portland area.