“Life is a storybook, but with endless chapters.”
David Lau joined Allied in April 2007 as Chief Technology Officer. He is responsible for all aspects of information technology, workflow processes and facilities management, including identifying technology solutions. He is always on the lookout for innovative and cutting edge strategies that will deliver Allied’s services more efficiently. He is our resident “go to guy” for anything and everything technology related. David has a strong background in systems engineering, customer interfacing and product life cycle management with both small and large corporate process exposure. He has start-up, corporate and international experience, as well as expertise in the financial, defense, telecommunications and computer industries. Prior to joining Allied, David was the Co-Founder and President of Dallas-based System Solutions Group, Inc., where he managed a staff placement, consulting and custom development company for the Internet and telecom industry. He built a start-up business that generated $1 million revenue in the first 18 months, securing a major contract with Verizon. This company was successfully acquired by another telecom business he co-founded where he developed sales of over $2 million and generated proposals of over $60 million in new business opportunities. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Systems Engineer for Texas Instruments for over 18 years. David has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and graduate work in Computer Science at Southern Methodist University. He also holds various patents. David enjoys cycling, traveling, photography, reading, cooking, and trying out new restaurants and cuisines.