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David Baszucki      

Founder & CEO of Roblox; Entrepreneur, Engineer, & Inventor

David Baszucki is an American entrepreneur, engineer, and inventor. He is the founder and CEO of Roblox. He previously founded and served as the CEO of Knowledge Revolution, which was acquired by MSC Software in December 1998.

A pioneer in powering the imaginations of people around the world, David has helped champion millions of young and up-and-coming developers in the video game industry via the Roblox platform. His vision has given birth to a new genre of entertainment that seamlessly integrates user-generated content, social play, and the latest cross-platform technologies. Roblox is driven to build the future of play, allowing kids of all ages to create fun, imaginative experiences for the entire world to enjoy.

Roblox has received the following accolades: Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies (2016, 2017); Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 (2017); San Francisco Business Times’ Tech & Innovation Award – Gaming/eSports (2017).

In 2015, Baszucki was honored with the “San Mateo Visionary Hero Award” for Roblox’s contributions to education and encouraging kids to code. In 2017 and 2018, Goldman Sachs named him as one of its 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs. In 2018, company culture and compensation data platform Comparably recognized Baszucki as one of the best CEOs for diversity.

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