Our Founder

David Dellinger
Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer

David Dellinger has worked in the information technology space since the 1980’s. David has had a robust and diverse career including Senior Technical Consultant with Ultimate Software, numerous leadership and consulting engagements with some of Ultimate Software’s largest and most sophisticated clients, and a wealth of experience in the HCM domain.

Before successfully founding Optina, David was the President and Managing Partner of Tenent Stream LLC, a high-tech consultancy based in Reno, NV. While serving in this position, David oversaw one of the largest acquisitions in Ultimate Software’s history. Over a 9-month period, David guided Community Health Systems (CHS)—a Fortune 100 company and one of Ultimate’s largest clients—through a complex phased implementation of nearly 90,000 employees.

Over the course of his nearly 30 years in the technology, HCM, and information/implementation space, David has produced remarkable results through top-tier project management, data conversion, custom development, process re-engineering, architecture, and implementation services for over 350 clients.

What we do

We are a data-centric company.  Everything we do is driven by data.  
Our people have a passion for making the entire process of collecting, consuming, transferring, analyzing and processing data easy for you.


“…data is something precious and almost magical, like blood. When people and processing technology are seamlessly integrated and work together to solve problems, data delivers the vital nutrients organizations need to grow, adapt, heal, and excel.” -TerraData, 2015 

Why Optina? 

  • Higher Expectations: With companies moving their applications and data to the cloud, after having been through previous migrations, your organization’s expectations are higher than ever. So you require better results than what the typical data services companies have been providing. Optina’s unique skills and proprietary tools drastically improve the way implementations and post-live services are delivered. 
  • Results: For more than two decades, our team has regularly produced stunning results over hundreds of projects in both the private and public sectors. With Optina on your team, our unique experience, methodologies, exclusive technology, cost-effective approach, and commitment to building long-lasting relationships will deliver remarkable results and a partnership you can rely on time and time again.

Optina’s Core Principles: People – Knowledge – Innovation