Dave is the VP of Social Strategy at Lithium. He is also the author of best-selling book "Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day," as well as "Social Customer Experience: Engage and Retain Customers Using Social Media." Dave is a regular columnist for ClickZ and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Dave has worked in social technology consulting and development around the world, including HP, SkyTV, Yahoo!, Swisscom, DISH and Time Warner as well as Canada’s Telus International, India's Publicis|2020media and its clients including the Bengaluru International Airport, Intel, Dell, United Brands, and Pepsico and with Austin's GSD&M| IdeaCity and clients including PGi, Southwest Airlines, AARP, Wal-Mart, and the PGA TOUR. He serves on the advisory boards for social technology startups including Palo Alto-based Friend2Friend and Mountain View-based Netbase. Prior to joining Lithium, Dave was a product manager with Progressive Insurance and a systems analyst with NASA| Jet Propulsion Labs. Dave co-founded Social Dynamx, acquired by Lithium in 2012, and Digital Voodoo, a web technology consultancy, in 1994. Dave holds a BS in physics and mathematics from the State University of New York/ Brockport and has served on the Advisory Board for ad:tech and the Measurement and Metrics Council with WOMMA.