David Shinberg is currently working on Internet research in Bell Labs examining Internet mapping techniques and computer security. He graduated with a BS in Chemistry and Computer Science from Union College in 1988 where he was awarded an MS in Computer Science Crisis Center. While working at Lucent, he also received an MBA from the Stern School of Business in 1992. After joining Lucent, David was the lead UNIX System Engineer on mainframe computers for what became Unix System Laboratories. His responsibilities included defining the computer architecture used by all software developers and managing the UNIX configuration management system.
David's next assignment was the lead engineer on a real-time system that completed a successful sea trial on a submarine. He was also responsible for all aspects of software configuration management for this project. David spent two years in Lucent's wireless business working on software construction processes including implementing a new set on nmake based makefiles. His main interest is the efficient use of software development process from a technical and managerial perspective to gain a competitive advantage for an organization.