David Helgason

David has served as CEO of the game technology company Unity Technologies since co-founding it in 2003. The vision is to democratize game development, and develop technology for the next generation of the industry. From in-browser MMO, through mobile, to social, casual, serious, and beyond. Unity is used by dozens of big game publishes and media companies, hundreds of smaller studios, and thousands of independent professionals, hobbyists, students, and teenagers.

David's background is in software and an assortment of university dabbling. He created and participated in several startups during and around the dot-com's, in areas such as early experiments with news & community integration, music business content distribution, and IT-consulting for a variety of local and global companies.