Dave is an engineer, computer scientist and inventor. Dave is presently the CTO and Founder of Audible Logic. For the past decade, Audible Logic has created software for news media outlets that provide an engaging and immersive content experience for digital content offering in web and mobile.
Dave has an in-depth understanding of the complex software technologies, ecosystems and business conditions needed to build and deploy consumer facing mobile and web products. For the Economist, over a multi-year span, Dave and his company provided consulting, architecture and development services that enabled the digital media offerings from that company on iPhone, Android, and other mobile platforms.
Dave is an accomplished organizational leader and engineering manager. He was trained to be an organizational leader by Intel, a company that wrote the book on engineering management and product development methodologies. Dave held executive management, project management and engineering roles at both Intel Corporation and IBM. Dave led the Embedded Processor Division at Intel and grew that business from 20M to 200M in the span of several years.
Dave has been engaged in the smartphone universe since day one. Dave contributed to the early development of mobile handhelds and smartphones. He developed the initial business engagement between Intel and Research in Motion and drove forward the high-level architecture and development efforts for an ultra low-power, system-on-a-chip processor called “Showlow”. The Showlow processor enable RIM to develop the direct predecessor to the BlackBerry, a product that demonstrated email delivery to a wireless handheld, week long use on a single battery charge and ultimately paved the way for the modern smartphone. Showlow became the first Intel product to ramp from concept to 1M units shipped in a span of less than one year, and for that the team was awarded the coveted Intel Development Award.
Dave graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1986 with a BS in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and specialization in semiconductor device physics. He was honored on the roles of Most Distinguished Alumni from that university in 2001.