David K. Hess (Dave) brings 20 years of executive management, software development, computer security, computer administration, networking and entrepreneurial experience and expertise to the founding of Data Bakery – delivering turn-key custom software services and solutions. Over the past 15 years, Dave has founded two startups and been one of the first five employees in two others. With his experience as a CTO, Dave has worked on large scale service delivery, telecommunication and software product development and understands what it takes to start and operate a company. At Data Bakery, Dave is applying his product development and startup experience to helping clients develop their own solutions and also participates in the startup community through mentoring/advising.

Areas of expertise:
o Technology evaluation, selection and development
o System architecture
o Product and customer development
o Intellectual property