Dave Altavilla

Dave Altavilla

Editor In Chief, HotHardware.com

Currently employed at HotHardware.com

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    Previously, I spent over 18 years in the Semiconductor and Computing industries as a Field Sales Engineer, Regional Sales Manager and Global Account Manager for private rep organizations, Industrial Distributors, System Integrators and OEM factory-direct at Silicon Valley bellwether Integrated Device Technology, Inc (IDT). I've managed tier 1 accounts and driven sales of major semiconductor brands with multi-million dollar quarterly budgets, selling to procurement professionals, design engineers and senior engineering executives at major OEMs like EMC and Cisco. Since then I've transitioned full-time to growing my own start-up business, an online publication focused on covering the latest product launches, trends and news in Computing technologies and its adjacent markets of design, manufacturing, internet life and sciences. - Editor In Chief at HotHardware.com - Specializing in reviews and breaking news of products and technologies in the Computing sector. - 18 years experience in the Semiconductor industry - Area Sales Manager, Global Account Manager, Regional Sales Manager



Global Account Manager, Area Sales Manager

At Integrated Device Technology Inc.

From 1999 to 2008

Area Sales Manager

At Nu Horizons Electronics

From 1996 to 1998

Distributor Sales Manager, Sales Engineer

At Onyx Inc.

From 1993 to 1995

Distributor Sales Manager

At Anchor Engineering

From 1989 to 1993

Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg

BS, Fitchburg State College

From 1985 to 1989
Business Administration/Marketing, Technology


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