Dave Eaton is a graduate of Iowa State University in Mechanical Engineering and of the University of Minnesota M.B.A. program in Finance. He has worked in a variety of technical areas including robotics design, plant floor automation and information technology. Dave Eaton founded Rainier Technology and sold his company to Hewlett Packard.
In 2003, Dave Eaton was a member of the State of Minnesota Science Academic Standards Committee. He currently serves on the boards of several nonprofits. He is married and has two children.
Dave served for four years on the Minnetonka School Board. During this time, the International Baccalaureate was being adopted and expanded in his district. As treasurer of the School Board, Dave was in a good position to become familiar with the details of the IB Program. He brings a rich background to education issues.