David West is an innovator, educator, consultant and coach. He has graduate degrees in Computer Science (MS), Cultural Anthropology (MA), and Cognitive Science (PhD), that complement his undergraduate education in Asian Philosophy. He has extensive experience as a consultant, coach, and trainer with numerous clients in the Fortune 500. He has been a professor at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN), University of New Mexico, College of Santa Fe, and New Mexico Highlands University - developing and deliverying unique curricula in software development and systems design. He is currently a full-time consultant and coach.
Dave has been a frequent contributor and speaker at professional conferences including: OOPSLA (now SPLASH), Onward!, Agile, PLoP, AsiaPLoP, EuroPLoP, Sugarloaf PLoP, GuruPLoP, and Agile India.