David R. Bild
Chicago, IL 60605
I am currently CTO at Xaptum, where we are pioneering the use of overlay networking technology to drastically simplify the safe deployment of secure Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Previously, I defended my Ph.D. in 2014 at the University of Michigan working under the guidance of Professor Robert Dick. In 2007 and 2008 respectively, I received a B.S. and an M.S. in Computer Engineering from Northwestern University. I was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was fortunate enough to spend the summers of 2005, 2006, and 2007 as an intern at Sandia National Laboratories.
My dissertation research focused on developing communication networks that employ a decentralized architecture to combat censorship and surveillance. This work included
My other research has been focused on CAD/VLSI, with some overlap into embedded systems design and synthesis. Specifically, I'm interested in