|University of Birmingham, LLB||2010|
David is an entrepreneurial programmer based in the UK. He is currently working on a server performance monitoring tool, Server Density, through his startup, Boxed Ice.
In 2005 David founded his first software company, Olate, producing tools for developers. It was acquired at the end of 2007 by which time there were 4 staff serving customers such as BAE Systems and City University London.
He then worked for one of the acquiring companies, eConversions, where he was Lead Developer on social business reviews directory welovelocal.com (like Yelp but in UK). This was acquired in 2008 for Â£600,000 by GCap Media (now Global Radio), the UK’s largest commercial radio group.
His latest venture is Boxed Ice, a software development startup that was started in Jan 2009. The first product is a server monitoring application called Server Density. Following Mini Seedcamp London, he attended and won the full Seedcamp Week in September 2009.
With 7+ years of programming experience, David works primarily in PHP and Python but also Objective C (iPhone).
He also studied for a Law (LLB) degree at University of Birmingham, UK, from 2007 - 2010.
In the past David was a member of the php.net documentation and QA teams and as well as writing for SitePoint and International PHP Magazine. He also has a published book.