David Baszucki is the Founder and CEO of Roblox, the largest entertainment platform for play. A visionary inventor and engineer, David is passionate about building a revolutionary new genre of entertainment that seamlessly integrates user-generated content, social play, and the latest cross-platform technologies to power the imagination of people around the world.
David developed a love for construction toys at an early age, spurring his interest in pioneering an innovative entertainment platform where anyone could imagine, create, and share experiences together. Under his leadership, Roblox has been recognized twice on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies, as well as the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ in 2017. Additionally, the San Francisco Business Times honored Roblox with its Tech & Innovation award in 2017.
David, who holds a multitude of patents, was named one of Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs in 2017. For his contributions to STEM education, he also received the San Mateo Visionary Hero Award in 2015.
Before launching Roblox, David founded Knowledge Revolution which became the volume leader in educational physics and mechanical design simulation software. The company was acquired by MSC Software in 1998, where he served as Vice President and General Manager.
David graduated from Stanford University as a General Motors Scholar in Electrical Engineering.
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