David Konetski serves as a Dell Fellow and Vice President in the Client Solutions Office of the CTO. In this role, he is responsible for Security and Systems Management technology solutions strategy, Commercial SW technology strategy and provides an interconnection point across Dell business units enabling pan-Dell end-to–end solutions. In addition, as a Dell Fellow, David provides innovation leadership to Dell’s engineering community.
Mr. Konetski joined Dell in 1996 as a Sr. Engineering manager in the Consumer Engineering organization, leading development of audio and video solutions across desktop and laptop PC platforms. In 1999, he formed a New Business Development Engineering organization designed to conceive and develop solutions for emerging Consumer and Internet oriented usage models.
In 2001, Mr. Konetski joined the Dell Office of the CTO, and over the next 15 years developed technology strategies and product portfolios for a wide range of Client technologies, including Security, Systems Management, White Spaces Communications, Optical device applications and Audio/Video ecosystems. David also served 6 years on the Blu-Ray Disc Association Board of Directors and was Chairman of the Blu-Ray Content Protection Group and Audio Technical Task Force. In Addition, Mr. Konetski has represented Dell in many diverse industry and standards organizations. David holds over 30 issued patents for Dell and is active in IP generation across the company. He was appointed to his current role as Vice President in 2011 and became a Dell Fellow in 2013.
Prior to Dell, Mr. Konetski managed several engineering and marketing organizations in the fields of multimedia silicon, multimedia computers, pari-mutuel wagering systems and gaming entertainment.
Mr. Konetski attended Cornell University and Northeastern University, receiving his bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1984.