Serial Entrepreneur, Innovate, and Invent in Sacramento, California
Dave Malby is from San Jose, California. In 1975 Dave invented the Pet Rock Training Leash and later that year, the Penny Bracelet. The Penny Bracelet along with other coin novelties were marketed to gift shops including Disneyland, American Museum of Folk Art and Smithsonian Institute. (http://Never-Broke.com)
In 1995 Dave Malby authored the book, "How to Market Your Crafts to Retail Stores" (ISBN978-0964812802).
Dave Malby has been a rock and roll/blues musician since 1970. Dave was trained by John Sharkey from Syndicate of Sound. Dave plays the piano, organ. accordion and synthesizer. He has performed with famous musicians such as Lydia Pense from Cold Blood, and Pat Simmons from the Doobie Brothers among others.
Dave Malby compiled proximity search data (ZipCode USA) for use in "nearest dealer" / store locators. Dave's clients include fortune 500 companies, such as Geico, Bank of America, Allstate, Farmers Insurance, State Farm Insurance, Anthem/Blue Cross, and Target.
In 2008 he invented the CamStand ®, a device used for macro photography by the FBI, CIA. DOJ, University and Hospital Pathology Labs and companies such as Google, Intel, Kellogg's, and Nike. (http://CamStand.com)
In 2015 founded GripTough a manufacturer of Cell Phone Mounting Accessories.
In 2018 Dave Malby introduced the ScanBoard, iGrip, MagicStand among other products under the CamStand® brand.
Dave Malby worked on innovative solutions for the hearing impaired for Purple.us.
In 2019 introduced new products CamStand® Desktop Pro, and Halo for document OCR scanning for apps like Evernote and CamScanner.
Currently, Dave Malby is supplying CamStands® for remote education and people working at home using Zoom and other video streaming services.