Dave is the former Sr. Vice-President of Technology at Workiva, which he helped to grow from under 10 people pre-revenue to a public company with over $350M revenue. He also helped to grow the development organization to over 350 people. He has been in the technology industry for 30+ years with stints at large enterprises including Hewlett-Packard and Siemens and at startups including Workiva, Engineering Animation, and T.R.A.D.E., Inc. He is active on the Board of Directors of the Technology Association of Iowa, serving as the Chair in 2017. He is also active in the Iowa technology community through mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs and advising technology startups. Dave is a 1986 graduate of Iowa State University and currently lives in Ames, Iowa with his wife, Susan.