David’s passion for finding strategic opportunities in the complex world of technology, has lead him to the WAV Group.
David has recognized that the perceived complexity of technology is a distraction and difficulty for many business leaders. The problem frequently lies in technology being viewed as purely tactical, isolated from business strategy, and fiercely territorialized by technologists.
David’s approached is focused on eliminating these hindrances.
David has over 24 years as a technologist and has deployed and managed information technology platforms for the University of Dentistry and Medicine of New Jersey, Ricoh Corporation, and Novartis Pharmaceuticals before moving to Florida in 2003. In 2003, David joined Michael Saunders & Company as Director of Information Technology to restructure and develop a customer focused technology division. David’s accomplishments in delivering business success with technology was named Chief Technology Officer in 2015.
In 2013, David obtained his Florida real estate sales associate license to better understand the working life of the real estate professionals he served. It also enabled his ability to participate on industry-wide strategies as a licensed real estate volunteer.
Since 2013, David has participated in several National Association of Realtors (NAR) advisory boards and committees. He has was a member of the Multiple Listing Technology and Emerging Issues Advisory Board, Multiple Listing Issues & Policy Committee and Leading Edge Advisory Board. David has been able to coalesce his technology expertise and business knowledge to provide broad strategic thinking.
David’s leadership and commitment to the industry continued when he was appointed to the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Marketing Technology Advisory Council (MTAC) in 2012 and was promoted to Vice-Chair in 2015. In 2016, he became Chair to assist LeadingRE in several initiatives.
David’s was voted and spent one year as a broker representative to the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO.org) Board of Directors in 2017. RESO is a non-profit voluntary organization to promote an open process in developing and promoting standards for real estate data. David was asked to launch and lead the RESO Broker Advisory Group in 2018.
David currently resides in Bradenton, FL with his wife Kelly. Kelly is employed by State College of Florida as a Financial Services Manager since 2005. David’s eldest son, Ryan, is a PhD candidate in Chemistry at Georgia State University, and his younger son Evan, is continuing his undergraduate studies in History at the University of South Florida.