Dave Shikada

VP, Sales and Production


David Shikada serves as TEQGames' Sales and Production Executive, with responsibility for our customers, the revenue they generate, and the commitments we make to them. He contributes diverse and far-reaching expertise in strategic development, business development, project management, and product engineering honed during 13 years in the aerospace and defense industry, the vast majority spent developing innovative training and simulation solutions at Lockheed Martin and Sonalysts.

Dave is driven by a passion for learning and to the development of lifelong learners. He maintains the pulse of client needs and is practiced in the adoption of new technologies and methods for improving and measuring educational and job performance outcomes.

Dave was born and raised in Hawaii, but grew up in the Navy. Opting to leave the islands for the glamour of a life going to sea in ships, he spent a career proudly serving as a Surface Warfare Officer, exceeding his goal of ports to visit, as well as in number of household moves. From his service as a naval officer he has extensive accomplishments as a leader, mentor, trainer, educator and engineer. Dave was awarded Mechanical Engineering degrees from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD and the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.