David graduated from Westminster College in the UK in Electronic Engineering & Computer Design and gained an Executive MBA from UCLA. He spent 30+ years internationally in information systems-related technical, management and executive positions in major companies and ran his own IT consulting company in Pasadena, CA. David has 3 computer systems-oriented textbooks published and he is a licensed, instrument rated, single-engine private pilot. David served on the board of the Santa Fe Council on International Relations and was Director of their International Visitor program. David loves to travel internationally, reads vociferously, plays tennis, skis pretty well and is a politics and news junkie. He currently teaches handicapped students to ski in the Santa Fe Adaptive Ski Program and is a substitute driver for Kitchen Angels.