David Grimes is NaviSite’s Chief Technology Officer. He is an innovative technology visionary responsible for the strategic direction of the company’s architecture and solutions. He has been instrumental in leading both the design and development of the NaviCloud platform. Prior to joining NaviSite, David was a lead software engineer at AppliedTheory, where he was a key member of the team responsible for developing the patented content delivery technology DeltaEdge. David joined NaviSite in 2002 through the acquisition of Clear Blue where he was responsible for overseeing all internal and operational support systems. Under his leadership, he led the transition to an in-house platform that resulted in 50% infrastructure cost reduction. David is a graduate of Syracuse University and holds a Bachelors of Science and Masters in Computer Engineering; he can be found on Twitter at @DGrimesCloud.
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