David frees people from being slaves to their computers and helps them prevent data loss.
David's love of computers started in high school. He built his own computer from a kit and has a special understanding of what is under the hood of a computer.
After 28 years in the computer industry David has a vast amount of experience in almost every aspect of IT.
The last 13 years prior to forming I Hate My PC were spent as a software testing consultant.
David was lucky enough to learn early on in his career that quality has to be built in from the start. It can't be an after-thought.
He is passionate about preventing data loss and the appropriate implementation of computer technology.
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