David Drake incorporated AMI (Aqua Management Inc) in 2009 to create an IIoT solutions company after nearly 20 years of experience developing and designing SCADA systems and working with Fortune 500 corporations. In these positions he implemented quality improvement programs to raise the performance and innovation of the companies’ connectivity device products. Drake graduated from the University of Illinois-Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in genetic engineering and holds a doctorate in information technology and social behavior from Northwestern University.