September 26th at OVF After Hours held at BBB of Central OK
56:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Dave King has been involved in high-tech entrepreneurialism since entering MIT in 1993. While still an undergraduate, he worked on one of the first voice-over-IP consumer telephony products, years before Skype. After graduating, he joined Active Control Experts, a startup that used a patented process to embed piezoelectric circuits in sports equipment, leading to the K2 Smart Ski, one of the bestselling skis in the United States for over 3 years. He then joined SynQor, Inc as the 13th employee. Over his 12 years at SynQor he helped to grow the company from the small startup it was in 1999 to a 200+ person international company with almost $100M in revenue by 2011. Mr. King designed and developed SynQor’s manufacturing shop floor tracking software platform, which was the first completely paperless component-level tracking system of its kind, receiving numerous accolades from customers like Cisco Systems, Intel, EMC, Compaq and deemed “best in class” by Nortel Networks. After three years managing the Software Development and Information Technology Team at SynQor, Mr. King shifted positions to focus on architecting large-scale, extensible, database driven systems. Seeing a need in the market for more generalizable and cross-disciplinary data application platforms, he resigned from SynQor in 2011 to found Exaptive, Inc.
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