by Joseph RADDER
David straitiff, President and CEO of Syrinex Communications in Buffalo, is on the fast
track in business and on the waters of Lake Erie.
The proud owner of Foot Forward, a 25-foot racing sailboat, David enjoys
time away from the office racing competitively in the Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club.
Hes also an active member of the Buffalo Yacht Club, where his 5 year-old son Joshua
likes accompanying him on Foot Forward.
Back on land, Davids company Syrinex, which he founded in 1996, manufactures
Internet communications equipment. Prior to Syrinex, David served as Executive Vice
President from 1989 to 1995 for the Amherst-based company he foundedVoice
Currently David serves as Chairman of InfoTech Niagara, a non-profit trade association
he co-founded that promotes the growth of information technology related companies in the
Buffalo Niagara region. He also chairs the Tech & Info task force for a State of the
Region project for the UB Institute for Local Government and Regional Growth. As a board
member of the Atlantic Corridor David works to promote trade between Western New York and
This UB grad certainly is on the fast track.
Joseph Radder is a freelance writer.
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