David A. Buser

email: [email protected]


Technology leader with broad and deep knowledge of web technologies, as well as a passion and aptitude for growing successful technology teams. Experienced in managing all aspects of web solutions including infrastructure, visual design, software development, QA, change management, server administration, etc.

Sixteen years of progressive experience building solutions with Microsoft web stack and both MS SQL Server and Oracle, and open-source solutions built on PHP and MySQL. Currently experimenting with node.js and MongoDB.

Professional Experience


Mercer - Washington, DC (2001 - Present)

Technology product manager for Mercer Select, a subscription web product for Mercer clients and consultants. This is a hands-on technology management position with direct responsibility for a technology product which has grown to $millions of annual revenue since we launched it a decade ago.

Key Achievements

Relevant Technologies

Web: HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS (including responsive design), XML, XSLT, TFS, IIS administration (v5.0 through 7.0), ASP.NET (including MVC), Silverlight, XAML, C#

Database: Oracle (including extensive PL/SQL programming, 8i through 11gR2)

iOS: Objective-C, Cocoa Touch


BuserNet Consulting, LLC - Arlington, VA (1999 - 2001)

Founder of technology startup, offering the following services:

Also co-authored Beginning Active Server Pages 3.0 and contributed to Beginning ASP Databases from Wrox Press.

Sold the web hosting business to PatriotNet in 2001.

Software Developer & Consultant

Net Consultants - Vienna, VA (1998 - 1999)
BSO Associates, Inc. (now e.magination Network, LLC) - Washington, DC (1998)
TEOCO Corporation - Fairfax, VA (1998)
GRC International, Inc. (now AT&T Government Solutions) - Vienna, VA (1997)
The Alta Group (now a subsidiary of Honeywell) - Fombell, PA (1996 - 1997)

Entered technology career developing software applications for a variety of companies, while gaining extensive experience in the IT industry. Autonomously learned new application development technologies that contributed to career advancement opportunities. Analyzed end-user needs and designed, constructed, tested, and maintained computer applications. Created technical specifications and test plans. Wrote operational documentation to accompany applications. Consulted clients and colleagues concerning the maintenance / performance of software. Worked in conjunction with team members to carry out technical functions and project specifications.

Key Achievements

Education and Publications

Slippery Rock University - Slippery Rock, PA

Bachelor of Science Degrees in Information Systems & English (1996)


Co-authored Beginning Active Server Pages 3.0 - July 2000, Wrox Press

Contributed to Beginning Active Server Databases - September 1999, Wrox Press