Invention is part discovery and part experience, and Plexxi founder and EVP Dave Husak is equal parts of each. With more than 25 years of experience as an engineer, architect, CTO and CEO, Dave is a technologist at heart with the spirit of a serial entrepreneur. Having worked at 3Com, Synernetics and Apollo, Dave then founded C-Port Corporation, Reva Systems and now Plexxi. He has contributed extensively to industry standardization efforts, including ANSI FDDI, IEEE 802, the IETF and the ATM Forum, and has been granted sixteen patents, and has several more pending. Dave holds a SBEE in Bioelectrical Engineering and has completed graduate work in communications systems from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).