Dave North has been a versatile member of the Ottawa technology sector for more than 25 years. Dave is currently working at Rewind, leading the technical operations group. Prior to Rewind, Dave was a long time member of Signiant, holding many roles in the organization including sales engineer, pro services, technical support manager, product owner, and devops director. A proven leader and innovator, Dave holds 5 US patents and helped drive Signiant's move to a cloud SaaS business model with the award-winning Media Shuttle project. Prior to Signiant, Dave held several roles at Nortel, Bay Networks, and ISOTRO Network Management working on the NetID product suite. Dave is fanatical about cloud computing, automation, gadgets and Formula 1 racing.