Vice President, Information Technology
Dave McCandless is VP of IT for Navis, the world technology commonplace for managing the movement of cargo through container terminals. He has oversight for all areas of IT delivery, which incorporates early adoption of rising technologies and innovation processes that additional solidify Navis’ leadership within the cargo industry.
Before joining Navis, Dave had a range of leadership positions in software development and IT operations for industry leaders Oracle, Bank of America, Chevron, and AT&T Bell Labs. Dave was additionally responsible for infrastructuredesignand operations of the HedgeStreet (now Nadex) binary choices commerce exchange. Dave holds a B.S. in CS from Washington State University, and an M.S. in CS from University of Wisconsin, Madison.
At UC Berkeley Dave has been an Computer Science professor, and also has contributed in the book CIO Body Of Knowledge on the topic Business Continuity Planning. He is the co-chairman of East Bay ICT Partnership. Dave is a past advisory board member for the Fisher CIO Leadership Program at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, and a past advisory board member of the Harold Frank Engineering Entrepreneurship Institute at Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture at Washington State University.