David Telford, Vice President – Innovation


David Telford is a 25-year IT veteran with experience in nearly every aspect of information technology.

He joined GSI in May 2007 and was part of the team architecting the firm’s merger with Enterprise Solutions Providers in 2008. Today Mr. Telford leads the team responsible for the development of GSI’s software products including Rapid Reconciler and GENIUS monitoring, as well as client-specific custom web development.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Telford developed QA/QC software for the plastics industry, OSHA compliance systems for the chemical engineering industry and was directly involved in IT management in the banking and accounting industries. Mr. Telford spent 10 years with JD Edwards through the PeopleSoft and Oracle acquisitions where he led the CNC consulting organization for the Midwest area, helped develop the corporate methodology for implementation of OneWorld and EnterpriseOne, and spent a year and a half in Critical Accounts working to help customers of all sizes and diversities realize the value of their JDE investment.

Mr. Telford holds a BS Degree in Information Technology from the University of Massachusetts – Lowell. He resides in Lake Wylie, South Carolina. He and his wife have four children and five grandchildren.

In his spare time, Mr. Telford enjoys cooking, playing golf and many other sports, and is an avid Scrabble player. He is also a writer; his first novel, Minstrel of a Modern Time, is a book about life’s travels and interactions with the people one meets.