David Keller is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology. Additionally he earned an AS degree in Electrical Engineering from Mission College. He worked in a variety of industries including medical services, heavy manufacturing and social services, before settling into a career in high-tech in Silicon Valley. He worked at increasing levels of responsibilities at ROLM Corporation from 1979-1989 and at Cisco Systems from 1989-2002. His work experiences included manufacturing management, process and systems engineering, product development and strategic development.
Since 2002, David has been an independent business consultant with a focus on product development methodology and business and organizational development and strategy. David offers his time, experience and financial support to a number of human rights related organizations. Additionally, David now works with Article 3 Advisors as a human rights focused philanthropic advisor.
David established a family foundation in 2002 and since that time has been actively engaged in philanthropy. While recognizing that there are no easy answers and more then one approach – human rights, as the cornerstone of peace and justice as well as political, social and economic development has emerged as their focus.