About David


David lives with his beautiful wife Jennifer in Boise, Idaho.

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David is a product of the Boise public education system. He attended Maple Grove Elementary, South Junior High, and Borah High school.  Has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Boise State University.

In high school, he was awarded the top scholarship from the Micron Science and Technology Scholars Program worth $55,000.  As an undergraduate at MIT, he won the George C. Sherman prize for the best undergraduate project at MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science for the year of 2005.  After earning his degree he spent time as an ASIC Design Engineer at Marvell Semiconductor.  While at Boise State he focused on entrepreneurship and competed in several business plan competitions in the US and abroad.  At the Global Moot Corp Business Plan Competition, he won the Benchmark Capital Challenge beating teams from France, Germany, and China.

He has been at Cradlepoint since April 2010 and is currently a Sr. Product Manager responsible for all hardware platforms.

David is a dynamic speaker that engages audiences on any topic ranging from growth mindset, comedic juggling, and current events to LTE, 5G, and beyond.

David and Jennifer met as undergrads at MIT. They were married in 2009 and they have enjoyed seeing the world together. Jennifer is a mechanical engineer at HP.

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One thought on “About David”

  1. Great job David! It’s inspiring to see a person take his passions and run with it – especially to set new World Records! Keep up the great work!

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