Advisory Board - Software & Tech

With nearly three decades of experience innovating technology & the web, David specializes in building award-winning Digital Products.

Currently, as the CEO of Idea Builders, David builds functional, elegant websites and apps, ranging from record-breaking e-learning platforms to fully-integrated custom e-commerce and rental portals to world renowned media news sites.

Previously, as Chief Technology Officer for Being Human, David created internet platforms that allowed the public to access the benefits of the explosive growth in the neuroscience community. In the same role with Drum Channel, David engineered online music education technology that enabled clients to receive instruction from world class drummers like Ringo Starr and Neil Peart, the website itself winning Best Drum Website four years in a row.

As Director of Network Services with Guidance Solutions, David supported clients through the entire ideation, design, and implementation process for sites like: The National Football League, Foot Locker, The J. Paul Getty Research and Conservation Institutes, and Mandalay Bay Resort Group. Before that, as Director of Technology and Business Development for Rotor Communications, David innovated new delivery methods for Internet-based, live interactive media, paving the way for the current range of products on the market today.

David began his career in the 1980s building computers and networks before joining Earthlink as their Network Manager, helping to grow the then neighborhood start-up into the third largest ISP in the world. Leveraging that success, he moved into a Network Manager role with Leiner Health Products, at the time, America’s largest manufacturer of vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplements.

David’s pioneering work has been featured in publications ranging from Internet Week to the Los Angeles Times and even BPM Magazine. Over the years, David has acquired 13 certifications and degrees. He even even opened a cutting edge cafe in the heart of Hollywood called Badlanz. It was there that he mixed Art, Technology and Gaming, to create a unique environment that gained Badlanz national attention.