David Snyder

Technology Systems Implementation

San Francisco Bay Area
Hospital & Health Care

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David Snyder's Overview

  • President at 42TEK, Inc.
  • Director Product Marketing at DocsVox

500+ connections

David Snyder's Summary

David Snyder is an independent consultant helping organizations implement innovative technologies. His experience covers healthcare systems, data security, Internet business, credit card issuing & transaction processing, contactless payments, customer support, and environmental engineering. He has an MBA and is a California-registered engineer.

Member of Board of Directors of Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Northern California Chapter.

At SVForum, organizes speaker presentations and panels on hot topics in healthcare IT and related areas for the Healthcare IT Leadership Special Interest Group. Also produced the Mobile Health Track for the GMIC 2013 conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco (sv.thegmic.com/m-health).

Member of 2013 Grand Prize winning team at Stanford University Medical Center StartX Med Innovation Challenge (www.startxmed.com).

Mr. Snyder helped Kaiser Permanente develop and pilot an enhanced membership ID card and enable its payments switch with direct network connections to American Express and a check processing service. For a large payments processor, he provided strategic consulting to help understand the merchant's point of view on alternative payment systems for international e-commerce.

Prior to the credit card industry, Mr. Snyder was an environmental engineer working with energy facilities, hazardous materials, and hazardous waste remediation.

Before that, he was a Respiratory Therapy Technician in Intensive Care Units.

Mr. Snyder is a registered civil engineer in California with a B.S. in Civil Engineering & Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie-Mellon University and an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.

Specialties: healthcare IT; mobile health; medical devices; data security; electronic payments; credit cards; contactless payments; NFC; networking; Internet; e-commerce; mobile payments; product management; environmental engineering

David Snyder's Experience


42TEK, Inc.

Sole Proprietorship; Myself Only; Management Consulting industry

October 2008Present (6 years)

Consulting services for the health care, electronics payments, data security, and environmental industries.

Director, Product Marketing, DocsVox, Inc. DocsVox helps Providers to ENGAGE their Patients /Physicians /Payers & ENLIST Patient Feedback to ENABLE better Value, Outcome & Experience for patients, payors, physicians, and provider institutions.

Advisor with Secure Access Technologies, Inc. Award-Winning Security - Moving Beyond Passwords - Your Phone is Your ID (www.secureaccesstechnologies.com)

Produced Mobile Health Track for the GMIC-SV mobile conference in San Francisco in October 2013. See http://tinyurl.com/GMIC-mHealth.

Assisted Kaiser Permanente with payment switch enhancements for an American Express direct network connection and POS check verification. Also, strategic consulting for a payments processor regarding merchants' perspectives on alternative payment systems for international e-commerce and advice for a mobile payments startup.

Global expansion, systems analysis and strategy, contract negotiations, product development from concept to launch, project management. Interpreting complex technology for non-technical audiences. Explaining business requirements to technology developers. Troubleshooting issues in electronic payments and data security.

Credit card payments for e-commerce and point-of-sale terminals around the world. Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance for Level I merchants.

Health care information technology, especially with respect to healthcare payments and medical device connectivity (interoperability with electronic medical records).

Also experienced in environmental regulations compliance, environmental monitoring, environmental impact analysis, energy facility siting, hazardous materials management, and hazardous waste cleanup.

Director Product Marketing


Public Company; 1-10 employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

February 2014Present (8 months)

POS Engagement Manager

PayPal, Inc

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; EBAY; Internet industry

January 2012November 2012 (11 months) San Jose, CA

Managed internal and external teams for merchant implementations of PayPal's new physical stores point-of-sale solution. These teams implemented PIN pad equipment, network, and back office systems upgrades for four of PayPal’s first eleven Tier 1 merchant clients to adopt In-Store Checkout, encompassing over 11,000 store locations.

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Sr. Technical Support Manager

ViVOtech, Inc.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

March 2011November 2011 (9 months) Santa Clara, CA

Facilitated merchant implementations of contactless payment solutions involving RFID chips embedded in credit cards and smartphones, including Google Wallet and ISIS. Especially focused on point-of-sale (POS) readers containing antennae to communicate with these RFID chips.

ViVOtech near field communication (NFC) software and systems enable rich mobile commerce solutions for in-store payment, loyalty, marketing, and merchandising.

ViVOtech is a Google Wallet partner and ViVOtech technologies are being used by Google Inc. to give Android phone owners the ability to make payments and take advantage of real-time in-store offers and loyalty programs at the point of sale (POS).

For merchants that want to accept Google Wallet payments and marketing solutions ViVOtech is providing NFC POS readers. In addition, ViVOtech has worked with Google, merchants and POS software vendors to provide integration between NFC POS readers and current POS software. ViVOtech’s solutions combined with Google Wallet enable one-touch technology for redeeming coupons, participation in loyalty programs, and making payments.

Sr. Mgr., Global Payment Platforms

Apple Inc.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AAPL; Consumer Electronics industry

August 2005October 2008 (3 years 3 months)

At Apple, Mr. Snyder managed vendor and bank relationships for credit cards and other payment methods for Apple's Online Store, physical stores, and iTunes. This included expansion into countries around the world, plus coordination of Apple's worldwide compliance with the Payment Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

Technical Operations Director, Member Financial Services

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

April 2004July 2005 (1 year 4 months)

At Kaiser Permanente, Mr. Snyder guided the roll out of a combined health plan membership card/private label credit card and products for Health Savings Accounts and more. 

Field Service Engineer


Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

June 2003April 2004 (11 months)

At ViVOtech, Inc., Mr. Snyder developed equipment installation, customer support, and field service programs for "contactless" payment devices that connect to existing credit card terminals and enable radio frequency and infrared transmission of credit card data from specially equipped cellular phones, PDAs, and credit cards.


Snyder Research Company

20022003 (1 year)

Snyder Research projects included pilots of MasterCard’s PayPass contactless payment technology and business plan development and marketing for an Internet-based video surveillance startup.

Product Director, Internet Commerce

First Data Merchant Services

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Financial Services industry

November 1997July 2001 (3 years 9 months)

Managed qualification and implementation of more than 30 third-party payment gateways and certification of 10 vendor software applications, supporting First Data’s 1,000% growth in Internet merchant accounts and 300% growth in e-commerce transaction volume from 1998 to 2001.

David Snyder's Organizations

  • SVForum Healthcare IT SIG

    • August 2011 to Present

    The Healthcare IT SIG offers technologists, healthcare providers, and investors in Silicon Valley a forum to promote knowledge sharing, network with one another, facilitate timely debates, and collaborate on critical topics including Software, Medical Devices, Mobile Health, Electronic Health Records, Instruments, Networking & Interoperability, Telemedicine, Imaging, Clinical Decision Support, Standards & Regulations, Privacy & Security, and Economics.

    See http://www.svforum.org/HealthcareIT and http://www.meetup.com/SVForum-HealthcareITSIG/ for details.

  • Health Information Management Systems Society

    Northern California Chapter Board of Directors
    • June 2014 to Present

    Also a member of national task forces on Privacy & Security and Revenue Cycle Improvement.

David Snyder's Skills & Expertise

  1. Product Management
  2. Program Management
  3. Start-ups
  4. Product Development
  5. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  6. Process Improvement
  7. Project Management
  8. Integration
  9. Strategic Partnerships
  10. Strategic Planning
  11. Product Marketing
  12. Business Strategy
  13. Business Development
  14. E-commerce
  15. Team Leadership
  16. CRM
  17. Healthcare Information Technology
  18. Environmental Engineering
  19. Payments
  20. Payment Systems
  21. Vendor Management
  22. Strategy
  23. Change Management
  24. IT Strategy
  25. Networking
  26. Project Portfolio Management
  27. Software Development
  28. Marketing
  29. Leadership
  30. Management
  31. Requirements Analysis
  32. Mobile Commerce
  33. Consulting
  34. SDLC
  35. Software Project Management
  36. Executive Management
  37. Mobile Payments
  38. Electronic Payments
  39. Mobile Devices
  40. Credit Cards
  41. Payment Gateways
  42. Brunch
  43. General Awesomeness
  44. DADS

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David Snyder's Education

University of Phoenix

MBA, Technology Management

Carnegie-Mellon University

B.S., Civil Engineering & Engineering and Public Policy

David Snyder's Additional Information


As an experienced environmental engineer, I am also interested in what is developing in environmental technology, also known as Clean Tech and Green Tech.

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