David Carnes founded OpFocus, Inc. in 2006 with the goal of helping companies run their businesses better through improved systems, processes and reporting. Prior to OpFocus, David was Practice Manager at Theikos, Inc., a leading Salesforce.com consulting partner that was later acquired by Astadia, Inc. Before Theikos, David was Corporate Applications Manager at MarketSoft Corporation where he managed systems by day and immersed himself in sales and marketing operations by night.
David’s affinity for business automation and technology developed while serving as CRM Project Manager at Lucent Technologies global software division (formerly Kenan Systems) and while working in Channels Marketing roles at Sybase in the mid 1990s. David started his career with a two year teaching stint on the JET Program in Himeji, Japan. He holds a master’s degree in software engineering from Brandeis University and a Bachelor’s degree with concentrations in International Business and Japanese from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
He has served as an Area Governor for Toastmasters International, President of the Lexington Toastmasters Club, and board member of NETSEA- the New England Technical Sales Execs Association. David holds Salesforce.com Certified Consultant and Salesforce.com Certified Advanced System Administrator designations, and is an Authorized Salesforce.com Trainer, training corporate groups and system administrators across the country.