David  Altavilla - Editor In Chief - HotHardware.com

Editor In Chief at HotHardware.com



Current location

United States

Work category

IT and Technology



Profile Activity

After establishing HotHardware.com over a decade ago, leading-edge technology expert David Altavilla currently serves as the website's Editor in Chief. Through HotHardware.com—a product-review community focused on emerging entertainment, mobile, and information technologies—he contributes his knowledge on computing and related technologies as a recognized industry expert. David Altavilla has also appeared on radio programs, video product spots and webcasts, discussing current computing topics and trends.

In addition to managing the site's editorial operations, David Altavilla contributes to the company's business development initiatives and helps determine its overall creative direction. Some of his specific daily publishing responsibilities include managing workflow among the editorial team, vetting news stories, and directing topic focus across the site. Mr. Altavilla additionally prepares product launch articles for HotHardware.com, and submits articles to print technology publications.

David Altavilla's Professional Experience

2006 - Present

HotHardware.com - Editor In Chief

Manage workflow and operations of team of Tech Editors for daily publication. - Vet news stories, headlines and manage topic coverage. - Industry Analyst and Journalist with over 30 years combined experience in Semiconductor market, and Computing Technologies (18 years in Semiconductors, 13 years experience in Computing Technologies and Tech Web) - Provide benchmarks, testing and evaluation on leading-edge technologies from handsets, to notebooks, tablets, computer components, subsystems, storage and processors. - Offer insight and opinion on leading-edge technologies, products and emerging markets. - Industry expert and trusted voice in Computing and related technologies markets.

Provide creative vision and leadership direction for site and company. - Proven successful track record in web advertising sales and monetization of web properties. - Specialize in creating powerful and engaging web site designs, engines and user communities like HotHardware.com - Develop lasting professional relationships with major industry OEMs like Intel, Dell, Samsung, NVIDIA and others.

David Altavilla's Education and Qualifications


Bachelor/Degree - Business Administration/Marketing, Technology

Fitchburg State College

David Altavilla's Additional Information



Martial Arts, Tae Kwon Do, Coaching Youth Sports, Tech Enthusiast, Tech Geek/Expert, Fishing, Boating


Youth Sports Coach, Active in Church