Dave Asprey is an independent consultant working with technology startups
and VCs. He focuses on strategy, product marketing, business
development, and IT, with a strong
expertise in web hosting, networking, monitoring & management, security, and performance and
Dave taught for the University of California at Santa Cruz Extension (www.ucsc-extension.edu ) for almost five years, where he built and managed the Web and Internet Systems Engineering program. Leading Silicon Valley companies used Mr. Asprey's program to educate their technical and business people about emerging trends in e-business. Several hundred working technical professionals have become certified Web and Internet Engineers under the program, and thousands more have attended classes in the program.
Dave recently wrote a large portion of PriceWaterhouseCooper's "Technology Forecast Volume II" available online at www.pwcglobal.com/tech-forecast and has written technical and Internet "How-to" articles for Home Office Computing, PC Novice, PC Today, and a few other magazines, and actively reviews textbooks about e-business for large publishers like Addison Wesley.
Dave recently completed five years at Exodus Communications (acquired by Cable & Wireless), where he
was Director of Strategic Planning. In that role,
he worked extensively with senior executives to develop strategies for entering new markets and
responsible for developing technology strategy, identifying opportunities, and working
with business development managers to execute investment, partnering and acquisition
transactions. He spent time every week meeting with "bleeding edge"
startups who could have an impact on the internet infrastructure space.
copyright 2003 Dave Asprey