Stanford computer engineer, designer, entrepreneur
David Valdes' mission is to further design, innovation, and community. A graduate of Stanford's computer science/engineering program, he is presently engaged in both architectural design and entrepreneurial work creating internet-based technology. Derivative of this architectural work, his technology projects center on using mobile technology to connect people in trans-disciplinary ways.
David has worked as architect/designer at international architecture firms in Los Angeles and San Francisco and as computer engineer at Stanford University's engineering department and Caltech's NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Associate member of the American Institute of Architects, he has taught design at the Southern California Institute of Architecture. His work is grounded in knowledge networks, with an emphasis on education and sustainable interdisciplinary planning. Notably, in 2006 he served as a designer of Stanford's new medical education building, the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge which opened its doors in 2010.
Los Angeles, California, USA
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