Employee Spotlight- David Ashamalla

Title

Director of Security

Name

David Mounir Ashamalla

Working for CIO

since October 2008

 

 

 

About David:

Where did you grow up?

Born and Raised in Santa Barbara

Family history?

My Father grew up in Cairo Egypt, and my mother is from Lima, Ohio.

Which location do you work at?

Santa Barbara

When did you move to this location

We moved back to Santa Barbara from the San Francisco Bay Area in 2004. Really enjoyed the .COM boom in the Bay Area.

What do you like best about this location

Santa Barbara is Home. My wife and I both have family in town who we see often. We can also spend a morning hiking, and an afternoon at the beach.

What you like best about working at CIO Solutions

The people are nice, and the changes in project types means I have never been bored.

What would you do if you won the lottery

Short Answer: Take the family on a world tour.

Favorite color

Blue

Favorite food

Sushi

Favorite book/movie/TV-show

Favorite Fiction: Lord of Light, by Roger Zalazney./ Movie: Princess Bride/ TV Show: Stranger Things

Motto/quote

none

Anything else that is interesting about yourself

I have two daughters, one 16 and one 12. My wife and I met when we were in grade school, but did not date until much later. We have been together since 1994, and she does not think I am funny anymore… 😉

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