David is currently working as Application Development Solutions Director at Red Hat. In this role he works with customers, partners and the developer community to drive the adoption of Red Hat cloud and applications development technologies that empower digital transformation. His responsibilities include leading market development activities around Red Hat’s emerging App Development portfolio, acting as a liaison between customers, partners and the Red Hat Product Management team to influence the product’s strategic direction, providing strategic advice to customers and partners. David has over 35 years experience in the technology industry with a significant proportion of his career spent with multi-national companies in key management positions and consulting to major customer across key industries globally. Prior to his current role, David managed a significant systems integration company focused on emerging internet technologies and large eCommerce implementations. David has a degree in Computer Science as well as Civil Engineering.. In his free time David is an avid bodybuilder and health fanatic.