Dave is a UC Berkeley professor, a Google distinguished engineer, the RISC-V International Open Source Laboratory Director, and the RISC-V International Vice-Chair. His RISC, RAID, and Network of Workstation projects at Berkeley helped lead to major industries and seven books. The newest book is The RISC-V Reader, co-authored by Andrew Waterman, and the best known is Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach. He and his co-author John Hennessy shared the 2017 ACM A.M Turing Award. He received BA, MS, and PhD degrees from UCLA. Our filmmaker Grace Patterson is his granddaughter.