Dave Walton has been involved in active investing since 1999. Prior to co-founding StatisTrade, Mr. Walton spent 18 years ensuring the quality and reliability of cutting-edge technology products for one of the world’s largest computer chip manufacturers. Mr. Walton received his BS in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech and his MBA from UC Davis.Mr. Walton is a proponent of applying a scientific approach to trading system development and evaluation. He applies the rigorous validation principles gleaned from his engineering background to trading. He won the NAAIM (National Association of Active Investment Managers) 2014 Wagner Award for one of his creative system validation methods.