Management

David Ward

Founder & CEO

David Brian Ward’s career spans 35 years of experience as an entrepreneur and executive leader of software innovation at firms large and small. Mr. Ward founded Telegraph Hill in 2010 to provide leading edge technical management consulting and onsite software development teams to fast-growing firms in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The more virtual our social relationships, the more overwhelmingly important onsite physical presence is. That's why face to face teams are a core principle of an agile methodology.

David Ward
Founder & CEO

Eric Lan

Managing Partner & COO

Eric Lan has 25+ years of success leading and growing software engineering teams, both in large corporate IT environments and venture-backed startups, across many industries. A co-inventor of Hyperion Essbase, Eric was a leader in the use of data for advanced analytics long before the current “big data” trend. Eric manages our agile project teams for maximum productivity the quality required for mission-critical software.

Software engineering today is all about innovations, processes, disciplines, collaborations, and most importantly, executions – same as it was 25 years ago!

Eric Lan
Managing Partner & COO

Phil Lockwood

VP of Software Development

Phil Lockwood is an experienced software manager who remains hands-on with all of today’s critical open source software technologies. A highly capable manager of talent with several Director of Engineering positions to his credit, Phil has a long history in the design and implementation of high-volume, mission critical systems at venture-backed firms. He also enjoys moon-lighting as a multi-media artist and musician.

I love building high-volume, scalable systems and leading teams to do so. It is the ultimate in job satisfaction when it all works smoothly the first time – as they always do!

Phil Lockwood
VP of Software Development

Peter Parker

Manager, Marketing and Product

Peter has over a decade of progressive experience developing and marketing digital products and services. He has extensive experience leading early and growth-stage companies in developing their strategy, product, marketing and business development. Peter has experience supporting companies in the software, life sciences, health IT, device, biotechnology and defense industries.

Education: MBA, University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business.

What excites me about Telegraph Hill is the deep expertise the company has in business critical technology, it's strong relationships to fast growers in the Bay Area and its access to key engineering talent.

Peter Parker
Manager, Marketing and Product