David studied in Communication and Network Technology at the Morris County School of Technology in New Jersey, graduating with a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. After graduating, David moved to Washington state to be closer to the tech scene and develop his skills further. David briefly attended DigiPen Institute of Technology but left to pursue other interests. While studying, he participated in the Skills, U.S.A. competition for computer programming, taking Gold and Silver medals in New Jersey and placing nationally. David also co-founded the indie game developer JambleBerry and programmed their first game, Pawtergeist. David has also participated several times in the Ludum Dare GameJam Competition, taking the #2 slot in innovation in August 2013.