David Buck

David Buck 130x130David Buck is President of Zweave, Inc. a PLM solutions company that has been delivering PLM solutions to the U.S Government and Retail Industry since 2000.

David has over twenty-five years of experience managing the technical delivery of Information Technology projects.  His professional experience relates to solutions architecture, program management, project management, enterprise architecture, methodologies, software package selection, integration, implementation, and software development. David is an experienced IT professional who maintains technical knowledge of current IT standards, methodologies, software frameworks, and architectures.  He has extensive project delivery experience from active participation in the IT industry since 1983.  David was an early leader in delivering business solutions using the World Wide Web throughout the 1990’s.  David is a team player who has managed consulting organizations up to 75 people. David joined Zweave as the company’s CTO and managed the development of the company’s PLM product offerings, technical infrastructure, and professional services offerings. David sold and managed 9 software development projects for the U.S. Government where he designed and built custom PLM and related technical specification software solutions. Prior to Zweave, David worked for leading technology and consulting firms including IBM, Deloitte, Symbolics, and NeXT Computer.  He also founded Advis, an early Internet and web solutions companies where he led the delivery of over 50 custom object oriented web-based applications for large corporations throughout the 1990’s.

In addition to participation in key roles on PLM projects, David is actively researching the impact of Social Media, Open Innovation, and CrowdSourcing on product development systems and organizations. He can be reached at David@zweave.com.

Specialties: Software Technology, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Vendor Selection, PLM Requirements, PLM Architecture & Infrastructure Design, PTC FlexPLM Architecture, Dassault Enovia Architecture, Custom PLM Design, Crowdsourcing, Open Innovation, Enterprise Architecture, Business Models, Corporate Development, Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Social Media, Community building, Knowledge Management, Lean Six Sigma, Business Process Transformation, Business Planning, Sales, Budgets, Financial Modeling

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