David K. Jochum
United States of America
David K. Jochum founded Tridentis in 2006 with the goal of creating a company with diverse technical capability, a flat management structure, and the flexibility and responsiveness to take care of the customer’s needs while relentlessly focusing on affordability. As President and Chairman of the Board of Advisors he manages the business and financial operations of Tridentis. He is currently responsible for managing numerous contracts with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and allied foreign militaries. Prior to starting Tridentis, he worked as a Naval Architect in both a shipyard and a large design firm and provided project engineering support to several U.S. Navy Program Offices. His experience in ship design spans a wide range of vessels including large naval combatants, high speed craft, and research vessels. His technical expertise includes ship design integration, structural engineering, weight engineering, modeling and simulation, and program management. David earned an undergraduate degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of New Orleans. He also graduated from the Accelerated MBA Program at George Washington University where he focused on small business development and entrepreneurship.