David is AssistiveWare’s founder and CEO. He has a PhD in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, but turned to developing assistive technology after a friend of his became paralyzed in a car accident and needed an on-screen keyboard for his Mac. He founded AssistiveWare in 2000. David has dedicated his life to the development of universal access and augmentative and alternative communication solutions in close collaboration with the community AssistiveWare serves. He is a frequent presenter at AT and AAC conferences worldwide.