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Dave Thomas

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Software and Systems Architect, Verifi and President, University of Southern California grad.

Software and Systems Architect, Verifi and President, University of Southern California grad.

14 vouches

Involved In


Bay Street Software

Verifi, Inc.


Principal Software Engineer, Contract Trizic, Inc. February 2016 - August 2016
Senior Software Engineer Sparkcentral September 2016 - present
CTO Delicious September 2014 - January 2016
CTO Delicious Science Inc September 2014 - present
President January 1998 - present
Software and Systems Architect Verifi March 2013 - September 2014
Software Architect (RandStat Staffing) / Software Engineer Fox Filmed Entertainment November 2012 - March 2013
Software Architect and Sr. Technical Advisor CGI August 2011 - August 2012
Sr. Software Engineer (contract) ValueClick January 2011 - August 2011
DevOps Specialist (contract) June 2010 - December 2010
Sr. Systems Engineer (contract) Buzz Media August 2009 - May 2010
Sr. Software Engineer, Team Lead TANDBERG Television (Part of the Ericsson Group) 2007 - 2009
Software Engineer (contract) Solekai Systems April 2006 - December 2006
CTO Bay Street Software 2004 - 2005
Web Programmer DirectNet 1997 - 1998


San Diego State University-California State University 2005 - 2014
University of Southern California Computer Science 1997 - 2002
Université Paris Sorbonne (Paris IV) Civilisation Française 1999 - 1999
Lewis and Clark College 1995 - 1997

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Financial Services
  • • Media
  • • Payments
  • • Photos
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Sports
  • • Video

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Patrick Salami
They're my friends  •  Full-stack software engineer, looking for cofounders. Loves data, startups. Previously at Opera Solutions, Extrabux (acquired), Sony.
Dave is extremely talented and highly motivated. He is great at communicating ideas and getting people excited about his goals. He also has ... a great talent for meeting new and interesting people. Spending time with Dave is always energizing and invigorating.
Frans Cornelius Alkemade
We worked together  •  CEO, Bay Street Software, Inc.. Previously Director of Operations / Business Contracts - iMac Division, Apple Computers.
Strong Leadership qualities. Highly self-motivated. Strong sense of basic ethics and integrity. Willingness to fail. Serial innovators. Know ... what you don't know. Competitive spirit. Understands the value of a strong peer network.
Charles Drolet
We worked together  •  Senior Developer Java, ExPretio Technologies. Previously Software Developper, CGI.
He understand well human nature, technology and work flows
Patrick Freeman
We worked together  •  Director of Technology, Right Talent Group. Previously Online, IT Director,, Inc.. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign g
Dave is relentless at driving what he knows will work ... shifting tactics or strategies as necessary.
Patrick McGuire
We worked together at Verifi  •  CTO, Verifi. Previously COO/CTO, Vantage Point Global. University of California, San Diego grad.
He thinks big picture and he is highly creative. As well as, he is able to execute on the plan.
Kays Alatrakchi
They're my friends  •  Owner, Music By Kays. Previously Composer, Thousand Mile Media.
Having known Dave for about a year, I know him to be a hard working, determined and extremely smart individual. His passion and overwhelming ... drive to overcome challenges and obstacles make him, in my opinion, a perfect technical and creative partner.
Yi Chang
They're my friends  •  Columbia University in the City of New York grad.
Dave have done various study, travel to many places, US, Canada, Europe, Asian. Dave have experiences in start up company of his own.
KC Braunschweig
We worked together at  •  Production Engineer, Facebook. Previously Sr. Systems Engineer, University of Southern California grad.
I've seen Dave thrive in environments where he didn't have strong mandates or backing from the company. He had to be self-motivating and sel ... f-documenting and he was. He'll have no problem striking out on his own.
Lev Olkha
We worked together  •  Senior Software Engineer, Rovi. Previously Senior Software Engineer, TandbergTV, part of Ericsson group.
He's very proactive and always looking for new and upcoming things, beyond usual
Rawley Thomas
We worked together  •  President, LifeCycle Returns. Previously Director of Research, The Boston Consulting Group.
He is a deep thinker. He "connects the dots."
Paul MacDougall
We worked together  •  Senior Engineer, Systems Automation, {new context}. Previously Sr. Systems Engineer,
He has had the "dot com" experience, then after that gained enterprise experience with some larger companies. He is driven to learn and lev ... erage technologies with an eye toward business opportunities they may present.
Mark Kelly
We worked together  •  Writer/Director, Fifty Tigers Entertainment and VP, MWRC Internet Sales, LLC.
Dave is very thoughtful and approaches problems with great attention to detail. But at the same time he can see the whole picture. Those are ... important characteristics for any entrepreneur.
Charles Beebe
They're my friends  •  Sr. Front-End Web Developer, Extroversive. Previously Owner, Artreuse: The Art of Reuse.
Dave is detail-oriented, an inquisitive learner, and capable of seeing the big picture through the details. These are all essential traits ... to being a successful entrepreneur!
Stephania Gambaroff Thomas
They're my current cofounder  •  Software Engineer, TopLine Game Labs. Previously Open Source Ruby Developer, Public Void.
Sharp, perceptive and very experienced, Dave Thomas is a true expert in business and technology.

Mark Norman
We worked together
Mark's a brilliant creator with rare quant skills. He is a keen out of the box thinker with the ability to deliver. I expect Mark to come ... up with something disruptive.