20 Under 40: David Teach

Network Engineer

Amazon Web Services Elemental

David Teach recently joined Amazon Web Services Elemental, an Amazon company, as a Network Engineer. David previously worked at the University of Oregon for 12 years, most recently as the Network Architect providing high-level technical leadership to create, design, and improve network tools and infrastructure necessary to keep up with the growing demand for network services in a research environment. He also served as the Managing Director & Network Architect of RouteViews, one of the world’s most extensive distributed BGP archival and looking glass services. He continues to work as a contractor for RouteViews. David is proud to be involved in the global network routing & internet community, where he’s represented the University and RouteViews in leadership capacities providing training and workshops to colleagues in the US and internationally. He has found the most fulfillment volunteering with the Network Startup Resource Center, where he has the opportunity to provide direct engineering assistance and technical training in developing regions around the globe.