Dave Anderson joined The Switch as CTO in 2003 to provide technical guidance and direction for network architecture and business opportunities, a role he continues to fulfil today.
A long and storied career, Dave has been directly involved in a number of industry firsts including the creation of GlobeCast N.A. where he served as Executive VP, Operations & Engineering. VP, Operations & Engineering for IDB Communications and a period with Private Satellite Network as Director of Network Operations.
As Director, Network Operations for Wold Communications in LA, he launched The Disney Channel, and also provided technical bureau facilities for CNN.
Dave cut his teeth at KOCE-TV, now called “SoCal PBS” for Los Angeles/Orange County, as Production Coordinator for Studios/Remotes, collaborating on Emmy- and AP- award winning series, news programs and entertainment specials.
Dave was nominated into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Emmy awards) in 1981, and is a member of SMPTE. He was admitted to the Cinematographer’s union in Hollywood, IATSE #659 in 1979.
Dave graduated from The University of Texas at Austin, with his BSc. (honors) in Television-Radio-Film.