David was a desktop technology pioneer in the 1980’s and helped to bring new solutions like desktop publishing, desktop presentations, multi-media, and desktop color imaging to the marketplace. His success is based on his unique ability to translate technology innovation into real-world use.
He joined the U.S. Information Agency in 1991. In his first decade, David implemented desktop publishing for publication production, instituted “just-in-time” technology training, and content management. During the Kosovo war, David helped open Internet centers in refugee camps located in the U.S. and Europe.
David became a faculty member at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) in 2003 and integrated contextual technology training directly into core course materials.
He served as a Senior Technology Adviser for the U.S. Department of State’s European Public Diplomacy office (EUR/PPD). And then the Director of Printing at the global printing center in Manila Philippines (A/GIS/GPS).
David became a Business Practice Advisor for the Office of eDiplomacy in 2011. He provided stewardship of the IT Innovation Fund, as well as, video advocacy, and UX/UI for mobile solutions. David started using MicroLearning to support new WordPress users.
He returned to FSI in 2017 to create a MicroLearning development program for SAIT. David prototyped a cloud-based learning portal to provide anytime/anywhere training based on WordPress.
Finally, David served as the Technology Communication Manager for the Systems Operations Division (SOD). His goal was to develop user-focused learning for Microsoft Office 365 applications and services. This was the first time Information Resource Management created such an initiative. David’s last effort was to implement a Microsoft Learning Pathways education site, which continues to provide job-place education today.