VP, Software Development
As the VP of Software Engineering, David partners with other senior IT leaders at Open Lending to execute technology projects that support Open Lending and its’ customers.
David is responsible for leading the Open Lending development team in executing business requirements, best practices, and research and development. In addition to working with IT leadership and managing the development team, David remains involved with the technology by developing, architecting, and managing systems along with his team. He believes that a leader in IT should be an active participant in the technology process in order to provide unparalleled support for both the business and IT department.
David joined Open Lending in 2014 as a Software Engineer after working as an engineer at Hewlett-Packard and Samsung. In his time with Open Lending he quickly developed from a contributor, to a forward-thinker and leader amongst his colleagues. In leading the IT team in adopting modern technology stacks and best practices, David has obtained certifications in DevOps and is continuously working to implement DevOps best practices into the Open Lending processes and culture.
David earned his Bachelors of Science in Computer Science from the University of Texas – Pan American. He moved to Austin, TX with his wife after graduating to be part of the technology growth that has exploded in the city. When David is not having fun at work with his team, he enjoys simply spending time with his wife and two boys having various adventures indoors, anywhere, away from the Texas heat.