The Executive Team
The founder of the David-Kenneth Group, Dave Mathisen, brings over 45 years of expertise and market tested leadership in infrastructure operations and management.
In response to the growing needs of the IT sector for data center migration expertise, he launched David-Kenneth Group over a decade ago with the simple notion to put people first, believing “the rest would follow.”
The management team is led by Dave Mathisen, a veteran manager and entrepreneur; Kris Mathisen, the general manager; Nick Wiggs who heads up operations; and Alysia Lumley, who heads the marketing team. Their thought leadership in the data center transformation arena has positioned the David-Kenneth Group as nationally recognized experts in the market.
Prior to founding David-Kenneth Group, Dave was a senior vice president and general manager of Orbital Science's Transportation Management Systems Division. Dave led the $70M products and services business to a market share of 67%. Under his leadership, division revenue grew at a compounding growth rate of 64%.
Dave has held senior management positions with Westinghouse, Raytheon, and Orbital Sciences Corporations. These positions provided him with a thorough understanding of IT infrastructure, operations, and management. Dave has vast experience driving business initiatives and selecting technology solutions that achieve operational success.
He has over 20 years of experience in the delivery and development of information technology consulting service and is a co-founder of David-Kenneth Group. Prior to David-Kenneth Group, he was a partner and vice president of infrastructure optimization and cloud services for Unisys Federal Systems responsible for all Infrastructure and cloud activities across federal civilian, DoD, and intelligence accounts.
Prior to joining Unisys, Kris held senior roles with Fortune 100 and entrepreneurial firms such as Cognitive Technologies, General Dynamics, System & Computer Technologies (SCT), and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Kris holds a bachelor of science from the school of mathematics, engineering and business from Messiah College.