David Ecker graduated from Stony Brook University with a BS in Computer Science in 1995. He is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Technology and Society. David began his career as a programmer, specializing in Visual Basic and C++. David has been employed by his alma mater for 9 years, as a Network Administrator, and most recently (7 years) as the Desktop Support Manager for the Division of Information Technology. David manages a group that includes 7 professional staff members and over 10 student employees who support a University community of approximately 3000 faculty and staff users.