David Jacobs brings more than thirty years experience managing software projects for technology firms and writing on technical subjects. He has written for a variety of publications on technical subjects and has taken on short-term project management roles for several small companies.
David began his career designing CPU logic but quickly transitioned to software, developing operating system internals and network product software. He then moved on to a succession of product development management positions encompassing both software and hardware organizations. Products included the basic TCP/IP stack for a proprietary operating system, both low- and high-end switches and routers, and network applications such as DHCP and DNS. Target markets ranged from small and medium enterprises to telecom providers.
A graduate of MIT, David Jacobs received an MBA from Boston University. He is based in the Boston area.