Dave Buster is an industry veteran with over 30 years experience is designing, building and operating communications systems. As an engineer in the Telco world in the 1980s, Dave built outside plant systems and deployed early trunk fiber optic systems. As an engineer in the vendor community, Dave also supported industry standards activities and early deployments of innovative fiber systems and test systems. Later, Dave spent over 13 years with Cisco systems in product management and technology planning, rising to the level of Director of Product Management in the Global Government Solutions Group. While there, he spent several years supporting federal government agencies with data security architectures. Recently, Dave has joined Elster Solutions as a Customer Solutions Architect, with a special focus on security.
Dave has a B.S. Engineering and M.B.A. from North Carolina State University. He is an Amateur Radio operator (KK4ELT) and also plays trombone and guitar… but not at the same time.