David has been working in Silicon Valley for twenty years in roles ranging from developer to sales engineering to product manager. Much of his career has focused on enterprise web security at companies including Cisco, Juniper, Reactivity (acquired by Cisco) and Securant Technologies (acquired by RSA). He also keeps his coding skills current through independent work and contributions to open source projects. Most recently, he worked with PollVault, a nonpartisan voter education website. David also volunteers with Mission Bit teaching web development to high school students in San Francisco.
In this ten-week course, students will learn to navigate the product cycle, from evaluating users and managing a roadmap to creating an MVP and developing metrics.