Dave spent a decade within the live entertainment industry as an independent Video and Technical Director and Technical Manager. His many skills include lighting and scenic design, scenic construction, audio systems and engineering, multi-image and film projection, multi-image programming, video projection, display and engineering, and installation design.
His credits include 26 years on the Academy Awards, 18 years on the Emmy Awards, as well as various Political Conventions, Olympic Ceremonies and Super Bowl Halftime shows. He has been the Technical Producer of the semi-annual Television Critics Association Press Tour for almost 22 years, and has been an integral part of the event since 1981. His impressive client list includes NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, HBO, Showtime, Discovery Networks, MTV, Turner Broadcasting, The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and many other television clients. The non-broadcast clients include: Ford, Toyota, GM, Apple Computers, Microsoft, Intel, Sun Microsystems, and many more.