ETSI/CSC Director Committee Support Centre
In addition to leading a team of 14 and ensuring the evolution of technical support to ETSI’s various standards groups, David’s principle pastime at the moment is helping the ETSI NFV group to reach their ambitious objectives of creating agile standards for the Software Defined Network.
His current key projects include enabling a roadmap for IoT/M2M standards implantation in collaboration with the European Commission, and studying how Open Source projects may be integrated with more traditional Standards mechanisms.
Previously he was extensively involved in the standardization activities of Machine to Machine, mobile, fixed and convergent networks in both the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP).
David has held several positions in the Telecoms industry including working at Global Telecommunication Systems, Monaco Telecom and British Rail Telecommunications.
He has also written several magazine articles and recently co-edited two books, his principle activity being that of contributor and chief editor on 'M2M, a systems approach', as well as involvement with 'The Internet of Things, Key Applications and Protocols'.
David holds a BEng Honours Degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Plymouth Polytechnic UK, and Master's Degree (DEA) in Networks and Distributed systems from the University of Nice and Sophia Antipolis, France.