With more than 20 years experience in the software development and cyber-security fields, David is a nationally recognized cyber security innovator, speaker, panelist and thought-leader as the author of more than 40 patents in five patent families related to the adaptive and intelligence-based security systems.
Prior to Co-Founding Bandura Systems, LLC where he currently serves as CTO, David was CTO of TechGuard Security responsible for leading two core divisions of the company:
TechGuard’s US Defense Research and Development Lab as Principal Investigator and Manager of a $1.45 million NIST Advanced Technology Program and over $3 million in DoD-funded projects developing security solutions for military networks, embedded systems, and nano-technology. TechGuard’s commercial engineering team of networking and security specialists who manage the design, implementation, and maintenance of network security systems for healthcare, manufacturing, advertising, retail, financial and academic industries. Prior to joining TechGuard in 2002, David held positions in security, networking, and software development at Brown Shoe Company and Barnes Hospital. He earned both BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from the University of Missouri – Rolla.