Dave Welsh, Corporate Standards at Microsoft
Dave Welsh has been at Microsoft Corporation for more than 12 years, and works in the Corporate Standards Group at Microsoft’s Headquarters. Dave covers Microsoft’s global policy on different standards agendas including Smart Cities, Smart Manufacturing and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Educated at Concordia University Center for Building Studies (Montreal) and the Technical University of Eindhoven, Department of Architecture (The Netherlands), Dave specialized in Computer Aided Architectural and Building Design.
Going back to the 80’s, Dave has been active with different international, US, EU and also Industry standards groups on a wide range of topics. Dave has co-authored international standards, chaired technical committees, and was the United Nations Standards Rapporteur within the UN’s Center for Trade Facilitation. Dave has been US Head of Delegation to different ISO committees, and most recently Chair of the US national committee on Systems and Software Engineering standards.