David Minor works at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), where he has a joint appointment between the UCSD Libraries and the San Diego Supercomputer Center. His main focus is in digital preservation and curation. He is the manager of Chronopolis, a national-scale digital preservation network. He also is a lead on the Research Cyberinfrastructure Initiative on the UCSD campus. In addition, He has co-authored a number of papers in digital preservation and presented at numerous conferences. He has a BA in philosophy from Carleton College, Northfield, MN, and an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to working at UCSD he held various technical positions in the private sector and at a number of educational institutions.