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David

Technical, Product Management

Irvine, California, US

Background

Startup Experience

First time founder

About David

I love to live at the intersection of product and development. What features should a product have? What value do those features provide to customers and to the business, how much do they cost to implement? How do you prioritize? How do you implement? That's where it's fun for me.

My tools are storyboards, wireframes, post-it notes, specs, and code. Lately I've been working on Mongo, Express, React, and Node building web applications that run both on the desktop and on mobile. In the early stages I can code, as we grow I can break the work up and divvy it out and make sure it all works together to accomplish the goals in the end.

I am especially interested in civic innovation or social good projects that involve harnessing the power of people working together. If you have an idea in this realm, I'd love to brainstorm about it.

Quote

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” - R. Buckminster Fuller

Headline

Product Manager and Developer

Work Experience

Product Development Manager (Product Management)

Toshiba

April 2003 - December 2013

Business Communications Systems: Voice over IP, phone app's for business calls, cloud based VoIP, web conferencing.

Founder / CEO

Synaccord, LLC

January 2014 - January 0

Online deliberative discussions. Web applications (Node.js/Mongo/React) that take what works in face to face deliberative discussions and makes it work online.

Education

University of California, San Diego

Computer Science

1985 - 1985

Suffolk University

MBA

1999 - 1999