Dave Neal is a director of applications engineering for Seoul Semiconductor, leading applications efforts in the North American general illumination customer base. Dave has more than 20 years of experience in engineering design and applications support in the semiconductor industry. He has been working in the LED and solid-state lighting industry since 2001. Prior to joining Seoul Semiconductor North America, he held design, application and management positions at Avnet Electronics Marketing, Lockheed Martin and GE. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from The University of Massachusetts and is a member of the IEEE and the Illuminating Engineering Society.