Dave is one of four Directors at Focus and is based in Invercargill. In his role as Technical Team Leader, Dave provides complex system engineering and design services with advanced skills in wide area networking, firewalls, security, virtualisation and storage.
He also manages the Invercargill Infrastructure team and provides mentoring and technical leadership to the entire Technical team.
Starting in the IT indsutry in 1999, Dave worked in a local retailer selling home computers after studying at SIT (or Southland Polytechnic as it was called then). In 2000, he started his own business supporting home users and local High Schools around Invercargill. Two years later, he met Rod and Geoff and worked alongside Focus in the Education market until 2003 when he came on board with the Focus Team as a Systems Engineer. Since then Dave has worked from Systems Engineer to Senior Engineer and in 2015 became the Technical Team Leader to directly manage our growing Infrastructure team.
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