FlightAware Management Team

David McNett, Advisor, FlightAware

David McNett, Advisor

McNett is a founding employee of FlightAware and served as Chief Information Officer from 2005 to 2017. In his role as an advisor, he provides consultation on corporate infrastructure, the data warehouse network, and growth of FlightAware's business units.

McNett brings over 30 years of experience as a technology developer and manager of massive, disparate mission critical applications and projects. McNett is a worldwide technologist with experience managing enterprise data applications on six continents at companies such as Mercedes-Benz, Kaiser Permanente, and NTT Data/DoCoMo. McNett regularly serves as a panel member and speaker at major technology conferences. He was a founder of distributed.net, which pioneered distributed computing in the 1990s, and continues to serve as the President and Chairman.

McNett lives in Houston and is the chief instructor and founder of the FlightAware Motorsport Racing Team and associated FlightAware SCCA sponsorships.


David McNett, Advisor, FlightAware

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