Dave has over 30 years of experience in commercial product development in the field of lasers and nonlinear optical systems. Since 2006, he has been an independent consultant. Prior to that, he lead commercial product development programs at several small- and medium-sized companies.
Dave has substantial experience taking leading-edge research from university laboratories and converting it into commercial products.
He received a B.S. in electrical engineering from Tulane University in 1974, M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1975, and PhD in electrical engineering from Colorado State University in 1980. He is co-inventor on 6 U.S. Patents.