David Ziegler brings over 20 years of IT experience in companies ranging in size from Fortune 50 to small startup. He has held numerous senior and management level positions in many areas of the field including application development, web design, data analysis, systems administration, technical writing, classroom and Computer-Based Training (CBT), networking, service, support, and more.
As a Technology Specialist at UPS, he designed, developed, and deployed pilot programs in Enterprise Social Computing (ESC), innovation management, “big data” projects, and fraud prevention while working in the company’s Advanced Technology Group. His fraud prevention application won the company’s prestigious Horizon Award for new and innovative technology, and he served for several years as a fraud technology SME and technical liaison on the UPS Fraud Prevention Management Committee.
David spent over a decade as a web application developer and department manager for Pentek, Inc., a manufacturer of leading edge Digital Signal Processing and Data Acquisition hardware and software. In his tenure at Pentek, he established the company’s Internet presence, developed a complete suite of web-based CRM, call tracking, and document repository applications, and created graphical front-ends for a line of data recording products.
Other experience includes Materials Research Corporation/Sony, where he was responsible for end-user documentation and CBT materials for the company’s line of semi-conductor manufacturing equipment, and as a Senior Systems Administrator for St. Thomas Aquinas College, where he administered and helped deploy the college’s first campus-wide network.