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David Beering

Founder and Owner
Intelligent Designs LLC
BSEE 1985/MSEE 1987

David Beering received his BSEE and MSEE degrees from Purdue University in 1985 and 1987, respectively. Mr. Beering is the managing member and owner of Intelligent Designs LLC, a small consultancy business based in Wheaton, IL. Mr. Beering’s primary focus is project management and research and development in the field of satellite-enabled high-performance communications systems. Intelligent Designs’ clientele include the US Army and BP.
 
Prior to Intelligent Designs, Mr. Beering served as the managing director of advanced networks for MorganFranklin Corporation. One of his most noteworthy contributions was the development of a global satellite network in support of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, supporting four deployed units in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mr. Beering also led the development of the City of Chicago’s Unified Command System, which utilizes a dedicated satellite system and a standards-based IP architecture to provide backup for 92 simultaneous channels of 9-1-1 traffic. Mr. Beering was also principal and founder of Infinite Global Infrastructures, and has worked for Amoco Corporate and AT&T Communications.
 
Mr. Beering is a senior member of the IEEE, a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, a senior member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a member of the American Meteorological Society. From 2009 to 2010 he served as the chairman of the Washington, DC-based Space Enterprise Council.