Dave is an experienced technology executive with a background in international business development, ecommerce, digital strategy, and online marketing. Having worked with several members of End Point for over 10 years, Dave believes in challenging assumptions, building tight-knit teams, and always producing solid results for the client.
Dave has led open source development and consulting teams across different countries for several companies. He speaks Japanese fluently, some Korean, and is currently learning Chinese.
Professional Services Manager for Red Hat in the US, Europe, and APAC. Led open source deployments for several large clients, and handled negotiations with hardware partners in Asia.
Chief Technology Officer for Backcountry.com. Built up the development and network administration teams to handle break-neck growth for a trail-blazing online retailer.
Director of Strategy for Shoes.com and FamousFootwear.com. Handled all 3rd-party SaaS vendors and built several business scenarios for the emerging cross-channel retail model.
VP Marketing for LivingDirect.com. Led the teams for customer acquisition, retention, merchandising, site design, and development.
Masters Degree in International Relations, Kennedy School, Brigham Young University, 1996.
Bachelors Degree in Japanese Literature, Brigham Young University, 1994.
Dave lives in Austin, Texas where he wrenches on a 1978 vintage Vespa, swims and hikes with his wife, and eats way too many tacos. His Quake handle is 'dj_redundant'.