As Chief Technology Officer, David ensures that Playdom develops excellent front-end engineering while building flawless back-end scalability. With more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, David has been leading the direction of the technology industry for most of his career. Prior to joining Playdom, David served as a Senior Vice President at Yahoo! where he delivered their Open Strategy and Data platform and drove Yahoo! to open its network to third parties and encourage social integration. Before that, he held various executive roles at Microsoft, and his work ranged from managing the experience of Windows Vista to adding mobility to Microsoft Exchange Server. He was also a leader in MSN.com, the creation of Microsoft’s Java Virtual Machine, and the creation of Internet Explorer.