Lawrence "David" Davis

President, VGO Associates LLC

David has more than 25 years as a leader in the use of advanced computer science for industry and government. He specializes in optimization, simulation and advanced analytics applications. He has created more than 100 successful optimization systems for Air Liquide, NASA, Chevron, Ford Motor Company, Wells Fargo and others. David has written and/or edited four books on genetic algorithm optimization and published more than 40 papers. He was elected in the inaugural class of ten Senior Fellows by the International Society for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation. David has done groundbreaking work in scheduling, planning, network security, economic decision support and fraud detection.