Vice President, Research & Development
David Floyd has over 24 years of R&D experience in software, systems engineering, and applied mathematics. Founder & CEO of Emerald Isle Systems, he previously served as VP of Research at Forge Aerospace, Group Leader for Data Analytics & Software Systems at Draper Laboratory, and Manager for the Emerging Technologies group at LGS Innovations (now CACI). David has also held technical positions at Bell Labs, Raytheon, and Scientific Research Corp. He has worked on a wide range of real-world systems, including recently helping the Air Force find better ways to manage their global data and modernize their operations. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science with a focus on AI/ML and is completing his PhD in Systems Engineering with a mathematical focus. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his daughters, reading, cooking, and playing the drums.