President & CEO
PDS Americas, LLC
David is President & CEO of PDS Americas LLC. His 30+ year career has centered on technical computing for the energy business, where he has been at the vanguard of several innovative technologies. Archer has been Vice President of Petris, President/CEO of POSC (now Energistics), Director of Exploration Software at Western Atlas Software (now Landmark), and he has held academic appointments at the Naval Postgraduate School and UNCC. David received a Mathematics degree from TCU followed by MA and PhD degrees in Mathematical Sciences from Rice University. David is on the Board of Advisors of the College of Technology at the University of Houston, he is a member of the Board of Visitors for the John V. Roach Honors College at TCU, and he is a former member of the Rice Engineering Alumni Board. He is the recipient of the 2007 Management and Information Award from the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).