Dave Mathews is a consumer product expert and dynamic public speaker specializing in the convergence of digital entertainment devices. Dave holds more than two-dozen U.S. patents and has appeared on more than 300 television shows. His television experience includes a five year stint as co-host of Net Talk Live! – the first live interactive triple cast (a syndicated television, radio and Internet broadcast). Dave is also a regular contributor to Ziff Davis' PC Magazine, O'Reilly's MAKE and other consumer-tech outlets as well as industry publications.
Previously, Dave served as the Forward Thinker at Sling Media, identifying consumer trends leading to the development of the latest in digital media products. Prior to Sling, Dave was handpicked by the former chairman of Radio Shack as the Director, Product Innovation to develop their modern home strategy. Before joining Radio Shack, Dave was co-founder of Digital:Convergence – creator of the CueCat - a first-ever consumer barcode reader, distributed through Forbes, Wired, Parade and Nielsen Media publications.