Dave is Director of Engineering at Handshake, and was previously a Senior Manager of Engineering at Amazon in Boulder, Colorado. Dave's teams at Amazon launched Amazon Restaurants on Prime Now, completed the fastest integration into Amazon's flagship mobile shopping application, integrated Restaurants into Amazon.com, created $750M businesses and launched the first voice restaurant ordering experience on Alexa.
He is a part time software developer, crime fighter, Rocky IV enthusiast, land baron and inventor of the Breakfast Pizza.
Dave is the CEO of the lifestyle fitness brand Ass Kickers United which sells apparel on Amazon.com and maintains a perfect 5-star rating.
Dave has spoken at re:Invent, authored magazine articles on mobile technology, spoken at mobile conferences, and has been technical advisor for numerous books.
Dave's passions include working out in the mountains of Colorado, dog rescuing, kayaking, and training Muay Thai. Dave lives in Golden Colorado with his wife, son and four dogs Rocky, Bella, Groot and the spirit of Winston Potacho Handbanana.