About the Author
David Intersimone, known to many as "David I," is a passionate and innovative software industry veteran who extols and educates the world on developer tools, software development and software architectures. David I joined Borland Software in 1985, where he practically invented developer relations. During David I’s forty-seven years as a software engineer, development manager, developer community executive, development cheerleader, and developer advocate, he has created a thriving global developer community and thousands of articles, videos, and blog posts.
Before Embarcadero acquired the developer tools business from Borland Software, David spent more than 20 years with Borland in various evangelism, engineering, and development capacities, including creating the company's developer relations program. David continued to work at Embarcadero for an additional 11 years as Vice President of Developer Relations.
Today, David I shares his visions and insights as a pioneer in developer relations with program managers, directors, and developers where he gives workshops, webinars, guidance, and advice on developer communities, developer advocacy, and software development. David is also an Embarcadero Developer Tools MVP (https://www.embarcadero.com/embarcadero-mvp-program) participating in the developer community, writing, teaching, blogging, and participating in online events.
David I recently received the Spirit of Delphi Award for 2019. Winners of the award are selected by the internal Delphi team members. Candidates are considered based on their contributions to the spirit of Delphi and the community of developers.