About

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Welcome! I’m Dave. This is where I keep my random writing, ideas, quotes, and other tidbits I like.

About me

Things I love: the outdoors, IPAs, dogs, good books. My favorite book is Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Here’s a post with one reason why.

After 8 years of living in San Francisco, I recently moved to South Lake Tahoe to be closer to nature and to explore non-city living. I love it.

Bloc

I spent 5+ years as the Cofounder and CTO at Bloc. I left in May 2017. Bloc was the first online coding bootcamp. It’s a company that became data driven, using objective-based learning and quality mentorship to help students launch new careers.

I played numerous roles at the company over my tenure, including cofounder, member of the executive team, engineering, engineering management, general management of our longest program and its mentor team, and curriculum development.

I am incredibly proud of all of the students we’ve assisted in transitioning to their new careers, the robust, professional, high quality mentor team at the company, and the lasting culture of genuine student advocacy, high performance, relying on data, and thriving on radically candid feedback.