David Valia is the genius behind many of CND’s innovative products, stemming from 20 years of experience in development, processing, and production. David’s education is no small feat – a BS in Chemistry from Carnegie-Mellon University and a PhD in Polymer Engineering from Lehigh University. These degrees helped David to earn titles like Engineering Chief and Director of Research and Development, among many others in his professional history. What does this mean for fans of CND? Well, David and his team are responsible for the creation of our products, the superior CND Shellac™ Power Polish™ system and the VINYLUX™ breakthrough polish system. They use science and technology, but the results seem like magic!