Dave is an entrepreneur, product developer, outdoorsman and personal development coach. He has a long and solid track history starting up and participating in Austin high tech companies and now works in his dream job where he helps develop and market ultra lightweight backpacking equipment. Dave also has a side of him that loves to help people grow and venture outside of their comfort zone. He is a volunteer with the Boy Scouts and a mentor with Explore Austin. Dave has two adult sons of his own and loves to take them on their own adventures that have included backpacking, hiking, fishing, ice climbing and kayaking. When he is not working on new products or traveling to test gear you can usually find him somewhere in the Barton Creek Greenbelt trail running with his dog, Sammy.