David Ross is a seasoned Senior-Level Engineering & Operations Executive with a wealth of experience building and leading engineering, R&D, project management, and R&D process analysis organizations. He specializes in developing and launching high-quality, next-generation products to market with minimal defects and development costs. David has built a career on blending business acumen and functional expertise to create top- and bottom-line business impact.
David's professional background includes working as a Program Management Office Consultant at VMware - Kelly OCG, Director Operational Excellence, Director, Test Operations and Analytics at Juniper Networks, and Sr Director, R&D at Cadence Design Systems. David has a proven track record of administering multimillion-dollar budgets while creating positive financial impact via continuous improvement efforts.
David's areas of expertise include Software/Hardware Product Development, Engineering Operations, Product Life Cycle (PLC, SDLC), Program Management, Product Launch, Global Team Building and Leadership, Configuration Management, Release Control, Budget Planning and Control, Product Verification, QA, Process Improvement, and Change Management. He has studied Certified Scrum Master at SCRUM Training and has a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from California State University-Hayward.