Primary Role
Chairman & CEO at Carbonite
Yale University

Person Details


David Friend is the Chairman & CEO at Carbonite.

David Friend has been a successful technology entrepreneur for over 25 years.

After serving as President of ARP Instruments, he co-founded four companies: Sonexis, FaxNet, Pilot Software, and Computer Pictures Corporation.

In 2010, David was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Emerging Technology category for the New England Region.

He has been featured in USA Today, Tech Capital, The Boston Globe, Mass HiTech, Fortune, Forbes and Tom Peter's best-selling management book, The Pursuit of Wow!

David has been a lecturer at MIT's Sloan School of Management and is an active supporter of music and the arts in Boston.

He is a trustee (emeritus) of the New England Conservatory, Berklee College of Music, and the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

David holds a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from Yale University and attended the Princeton University Graduate School of Engineering where he was a David Sarnoff Fellow.

He is an avid marathoner, distance cyclist, windsurfer, and hiker.

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