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About David Bear

I am a technology enthusiast who thrives in a collaborative environment that utilizes information systems strategically. I have a proven track record of integrating systems and people to increase productivity and decrease costs using open source technologies and agile methodologies. Tools make all the difference.

  • Computer System Integrator
  • Information Systems Architect
  • Technology Strategist
  • Team Leader/Player
  • Mentor/Instructor
  • System Integrator
  • Process Analyst
  • Right Sourcer
  • Capacity Builder
  • Programmer
  • Technical Communicator
  • Security Analyst

Professional Experience

Operations Manager

Paradon Company

Responsible for management of mobile home park staff. Analyze business processes and information flows. Evaluate strategies relative to profitability. Manage portfolio of real properties. Automate business data systems to meet goals.

Director IT Support Services,

College of Public Programs, Arizona State University

Responsible for all aspects IT in the college including running a deskside support group, setting security policies and establishing best practices, strategic planning, infrastructure management, systems administration, and business integration.

Technology Support Analyst Coordinator

College of Public Programs, Arizona State University

Responsible for leading a group technologist from departments within the college by driving coordination meetings, standards and best practices, training, infrastructure management and systems integration.

Support Systems Analyst Principal

Arizona State University

Established strategic architecture for content management. Reorganized digital publication group in advance of web technologies. Responsible for system documentation for college infrastructure. Provided thought leadership on strategic initiatives related to integration with enterprise applications. Established methods to generate queries over university data warehouse. Provided technical lead and planning for movement of college to new campus including capacity planning for networking, power, and servers. Provisioned Linux systems for web service. Built and used an intrusion detection system.

Miscelleneous Accomplishments

Built the first distributed data base using the Lotus Notes/Domino product to handle college wide inventory, generate college database of research efforts and community impact, provide collaboration environment. Managed college file and print servers. Provided architectural review for university management on bridging technologies for LAN based products to global Internet based systems. Planned and began implementation of migration to Linux based servers. Managed first college web site in addition to providing college wide second level technical support.


Master of Public Administration
Arizona State University
Special Area of Study, Information Systems

Bachelor of Arts
Brigham Young University
Major: History