David started his career as a forensic scientist at the Northern Illinois Police Crime Laboratory and earned a B.S. in criminalistics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an M.S. in forensic science from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy. David has presented professionally to the National Institute of Justice, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Forensic Science Society (UK), International Association for Identification (AI), ISC West, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), INTERPOL in Lyon, France, and various defense and homeland security groups. He was also a contributing member of the Department of Defense Gatekeeper On The Move – Biometrics (GOTM-B) team for contactless, multi-modal biometrics and threat detection. Today, David is responsible for state and local government and education strategic business development for Convergint Technologies’ eastern U.S. regions and leads Convergint’s Grants & Funding Team. Convergint is the world’s largest private security systems integrator.