Chief Technology Officer
David Clark, CTO, is passionate about technology and using technologies like automation, cloud systems, block chain, and machine learning to solve business problems. He previously worked for Microsoft Corporation for over 16 years in various roles, including Senior Architect and Chief Architect of Solution Development. He created a process for iterative design and co-developed the Iterative Solution Development process for Microsoft Services. He has contributed as an author to multiple books and technical guides, including the Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment, Scaling Active Directory with Commerce Server, Building Enterprise Active Directory Services, Windows 2000 Server Resource Kit, and Windows NT4 Server Resource Kit. During his 25-year career, he has publicly spoken as an authority on multiple subjects in cloud computing, enterprise software, and distributed systems to thousands of consultants, partners, and customers. David enjoys playing board games and soccer in his free time and traveling with his family on mission trips around the world.
Career highlights include:
- Lead architect and development manager for a major marketing firm to design, develop, and deploy customer loyalty program websites using Asp.Net, Web API, SQL Server, and Azure.
- Lead architect for broadly used solutions, including Real-Time Data Agents, using Office Communications Server, OBA Mini-Applications using Office SharePoint Server, Security Audit Reporting using SQL Server and Operations Manager, and Zero Touch Provisioning using SharePoint Services, BizTalk Server, and Systems Management Server.
- Lead project team to design, develop, and deploy the research development management platform using.Net, Dynamics CRM, and SharePoint Server at a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical.
- Lead project team to design, develop, and deploy multi-terabyte category management system for store analytics using SQL Server Analysis Services at world’s largest retailer.
- Lead architect and developer for deployment management and run-book automation solution deployed at hundreds of Fortune 500 companies around the world including IT outsourcers and Internet application service providers.
- The architect for supply chain system for a major manufacturer, retailer, and distributor connecting suppliers with customers and warehouses to support real-time inventory control and fulfillment.