Vice President, Engineering
David Deaton joined Digium in March of 2007. As vice president of engineering, Deaton is responsible for overseeing the development of new Digium products, building upon the success of AsteriskNOW™ and Asterisk Business Edition™.
Deaton brings 16 years of experience in the telecommunication and technology industries, including as CEO of Teracruz, a database acceleration and security provider. Deaton also served as director of engineering for the Broadband Systems Division of Nokia, where he oversaw the development of DSL products worldwide. Previously, Deaton held multiple engineering management positions at ADTRAN, where he had responsibility for the development of telecommunication products for enterprise customers.
Deaton holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Mississippi State University and multiple patents related to the design of telecommunication equipment.