David Edwards is currently the CTO at Vendavo, a global software and services company focused on helping enterprises sell more profitably. Previously, David spent 25 years as Vice President and Fellow at Cerner Corporation, a global healthcare IT company headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. He has an extensive and accomplished background in software development, particularly in the areas of application architecture, scalable computing and distributed systems. David has been instrumental in leading the company through several significant transformations in the underlying architecture of its software solutions including agile development methodologies. David is often at the center of strategic technology decisions and has experience leading development organizations focused on building scalable and reliable computational infrastructure. David holds a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics from Northwest Missouri State University, where he also serves as a member of the Computer Science Professional Advisory Board.