David is VP of Technology and Chief Architect at Emergent Game Technologies. Prior to Emergent, David spent 11 years at Electronic Arts in various roles from Software Engineer to Director of Software Development. He was one of the key players in launching the expansion pack model for The Sims franchise, and led the engineering team for the critically acclaimed and multi-million selling title, The Sims 2. Prior to Electronic Arts, he was employed at Software Toolworks/Mindscape, and Bethesda Softworks. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Virginia Tech.