David Wheeler is a Distinguished Engineer at SugarCRM and has been with Sugar since 2007. During his time at Sugar, David has been involved in the development of multiple platform components across the complete stack. Previously he led the front end platform team that became the basis for SugarCRM version 7. David is once again leading the modernization of the application front end with a goal of higher performance and greater ease of integration and maintainability. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a focus on real-time graphics and simulation.