2011 Speaker: For six years, Dave worked as the IT Director of a Mac-friendly, residential school in rural Massachusetts. He's been writing for the Web professionally since 2001.

Today, Dave is a Managing Editor with AOL, where he and his team cover Apple news for The Unofficial Apple Weblog at TUAW.com. He's also the author of two books from FT Press: Using Your iPad as a Business Productivity Tool and Using Your iPhone as a Business Productivity Tool. Dave's third book, Taking Mac OS X Lion To The Max, will hit bookstores in September, 2011.

Dave believes that technology has the power to improve our life at its most important moments, and explores that conviction every day.

A native of Scranton, Pa (Yes, just like on The Office), Dave moved to Cape Cod, Ma in 1994. When he's not writing, Dave can be found kayaking, rooting for the Boston Red Sox and spending time with his wife, two kids and Boston Terrier, Batgirl.

Session Title: 10 tips and tricks for the iPad and iPhone