David is a graduate of University of Texas, Austin, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Radio, Television, and Film in 1976. David served as Director of Private Satellite Network, Inc. from 1985 to 1987, a position in which he built the first private Ku-band satellite network for both government agencies and Fortune 500 corporations. He then went on to work for IDB Communications, where he served as VP Operations and Engineering. From 1995 to 1997 he held the title of Executive Vice President of Operations and Engineering at which point IDB was acquired by Globecast, N.A. In 1998 David began consulting in the fiber technologies field. He joined The Switch as CTO in 2003. David is an active member of The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmy awards), the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and the Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI).