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David Nguyen

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Advisory Board, The Vistria Group and Advisory Board, NUvention Web, Northwestern University. Northwestern grad. Northwestern grad.

Advisory Board, The Vistria Group and Advisory Board, NUvention Web, Northwestern University. Northwestern grad. Northwestern grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Classroom Teacher
  • Data Science
  • Back End Engineering
  • Front End Engineering
  • Full Stack Engineering
  • Operations
  • Product
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about
Part time now, full time if it takes off

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Classroom Teacher
  • • Data Science
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Operations
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Shmoop

Advisor

The Vistria Group
NUvention Web, Northwestern University
The Vistria Group
NUvention Web, Northwestern University

Positions

CTO Shmoop June 2009 - present
Advisor The Vistria Group June 2014 - present
Advisor NUvention Web, Northwestern University June 2013 - present
Lead Software Engineer Peanut Labs (acquired by e-Rewards) April 2008 - April 2009
Systems Modeling Software Engineer SanDisk April 2006 - April 2008
Graduate Student Intern Sandia National Laboratories June 2005 - December 2005
Graduate Student Intern GE Healthcare June 2003 - December 2003

Education

Northwestern University Computer Engineering

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Cofounder With
  • • Marketing
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Robotics
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

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Prasun Prakash
Staff Verification Engineer, SanDisk. Previously Sr. ASIC Verification Engr., SanDisk.


Cariann Chan
They're my friends  •  Board Member, Apex for Youth and Founder and CEO, Level. Yale grad.
Dave is incredibly smart, thoughtful, level-headed, and curious. He's both a technology as well as product leader, and if that breadth of e ... xperience wasn't already attractive enough for a co-founder, he's a rare gem of a good guy.
Ed Cho
They're my friends  •  Strategic Partner Marketing Manager, Cisco and Marketing Manager, Internet of Things, Cisco Systems. University of Michigan grad.
Dave has extensive experience being the CTO of Shmoop and has great experience managing engineering and product manger teams in building and ... scaling startups. He is very efficient in his work and understands how to leverage the strengths of his teams to complete mission critical tasks. Additionally, Dave is a man of integrity who has an impressive work ethic and skills to get the job done.