Dave Rosenthal is CEO of N. Virginia-based, FoundationDB.
He started programming by building games. In high school he formed a team of students that designed and built Fire and Darkness, a 3D strategy game that won the grand prize at the 1st Independent Games Festival. In 2001 he applied his interactive design skills to large-scale data processing as the first employee at Visual Sciences. Visual Sciences’ unique take on web analytics data analytics product defined the high end of web analytics. After Visual Sciences was acquired in 2006 he served as CTO of the combined company till a 2008 acquisition by Omniture (now part of Adobe). Mr. Rosenthal has a bachelor of science in computer science from MIT.