Tracks: Research Foundations
Principal, Dave's Research Company
Dave is a researcher fascinated by how teams work together—and what it is that makes research work. As a five time ""first researcher,"" he established the formal research program at one consultancy and four startups in Silicon Valley. At PlanGrid, Dave developed the research function as a strategic partner to Design and Product, growing the team from one to three researchers.Recently, Dave moved to Denver Colorado, and is consulting as the Employee of the Month at Dave’s Research Company, Ltd. That practice includes strategic research projects; coaching individual researchers; and flipping the research lens toward the inside, helping organizations uncover, model, and redesign their product delivery processes.