The experienced engineer is perpetually solicited via LinkedIn, meet ups, phone, text, and email about transitioning careers. To many geeks (read: engineers), they view recruiters as meat-market proprietors. They call blindly and ask for engineers by name, or send emails titled “Re: career follow-up”…
Dave Gullo is the Co-Founder and CTO of VideoAmp, a platform used to plan, buy, measure and optimize video advertising across all screens; desktop, mobile and connected TV.
His past includes software and systems engineering, human computer interaction, and technology team leadership. He bootstrapped and solo-operated a snowboard ecommerce site from 1998 to 2009 which operated with a $0 annual marketing budget.
More recently Dave engineered large-scale browser automation systems and data pipelines for Krux which tracks trends in online advertising and data collection. Following that, he Co-Founded and operated Command Line Interactive, a boutique developer agency catering to post series-A startups in the Silicon Valley. Notable clients for CLI were Lyft, BrightRoll, and The Minerva Project.
When he is not leading the technology charge for the VideoAmp engineering team, Dave enjoys family, drums and snowboarding.