Doug has over twenty years of experience in the software industry. Prior to joining Marin, Doug was Senior Director of Engineering at TuVox, an Internet-based speech application company that was acquired by West Interactive. Before that, he was Chief Engineer at Agility Design Solutions that provided a MATLAB to C compiler to implement algorithms in hardware or software. Earlier, Doug was Co-Founder and Vice President of Engineering of Talkway, a VC-funded Internet company providing virtual communities with a targeted advertising business model and later a streaming video service with several global 500 companies as clients. He started his career as a developer on the Purify team, a C/C++ memory error detection tool that was acquired by IBM Rational Software.
Doug holds two B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from University of Washington where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the Computer Systems Lab at Stanford University.