David Fleck is a 23+ year technology industry veteran with over 22 years in Silicon Valley managing marketing, product lines, business development and developer relations programs. His expertise includes the consumer and enterprise sectors in both hardware and software and most recently he has been focused on web based and online technology including Virtual Worlds, Social Networking, Social Gaming and Social Media.
Currently, David is a co-founder for a startup in the connected car space, providing monitoring and social networking services for vehicle owners.
David was VP Marketing at IMVU Inc. - an online community where members use 3D avatars to meet new people, chat, create and play with their friends. Previously he was a management consultant focused on helping startups such as Wild Pockets (3D in-a-browser) and Super Secret (social entertainment for children) in a broad range of activities related to marketing and business development.
Previously, David held the position of VP Marketing & Business Development and contributed to Linden Lab's Second Life becoming the most recognized brand in Virtual Worlds and 3D online spaces. He helped growth by accelerating user acquisition as well as initiating branding and developer programs.
Before joining Linden Lab, David held positions at Openwave and Macromedia (acquired by Adobe) where he gained expertise in mobile technologies including launching Flash Lite for mobile handsets. David joined Novell as VP Global Partnering to oversee responsibilities in partnering and marketing programs. Other positions included marketing roles at Chromatic (first to ship a single chip DVD and multimedia solution for PC's), Telebit and Creative Labs where he led efforts to establish Sound Blaster as an industry audio standard. David started his career in Silicon Valley at Computer Associates micro products group where he managed a developer relations program for financial software.
Jul, 2011 - Current (over 5 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
2010 - 2010
|Apr 7, 2014||TechCrunch - Commenting Platform Disqus Introduces Sponsored Comments|
|Dec 19, 2012||The Next Web - Disqus Unveils Data on Promoted Discovery|
|Dec 19, 2012||TechCrunch - Disqus Says 10,000 Publishers Have Signed Up For Its ‘Promoted Discovery’ Ad Program|
|Nov 3, 2006||CNet - 'Second Life' publisher open to IPO or sale - CNET|