David Altavilla

Small Business Owner, Analyst, and Tech Journalist in Mendon, Massachusetts

David Altavilla is a Technology Journalist, Analyst, and Publisher. He's also the Editor-in-Chief of HotHardware.com in Massachusetts, as well as a Forbes Tech contributor. David brings over two decades of experience in the semiconductor industry, computing, and online media to his profession. Hailing from the greater Boston area, he cultivated his love of technology, electronics and the internet over years of being immersed in it with various sales engineering roles as well as a distinguished member of the online media. David has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing with deep experience in Sales, Management and Online Publishing.

In addition, with a nearly two decade proven track record as a semiconductor sales engineer and sales manager at Silicon Valley bellwethers like Integrated Device Technology (IDTI), Dave knows markets, innovators and break-out technologies.

David Altavilla started HotHardware.com over a decade ago with a vision from inside the industry and with a passion for the wonders of system-level development and performance that culminate into the next generation products of tomorrow. Earned with sweat-equity of time spent in the engineering backrooms and front offices at blue chip technology companies like Motorola, Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent and EMC, Dave's insight into the design and manufacturing of leading-edge technologies, brings a laser-sharp understanding of what it takes to deliver a best-of-class product to market.

Dave currently handles final editorial responsibilities of HotHardware.com's content, along with the site's creative vision and business development efforts.

As a trusted source for expert opinions on what's hot and what's not in consumer electronics, computing and related technologies, HotHardware.com brings cutting-edge journalism and product evaluations that are highly valuable to tech-savvy consumers and IT professionals. Whether you want to know what Google is up to lately, or just get the low-down on the latest hot new laptops for the back to school season, David Altavilla's team at HotHardware.com has the insight you need to stay ahead of the curve.

Dave is also a published author in various technology-based online publications, and has been a featured guest on national TV with shows like Fox Business and Cheddar as a featured Tech analyst for valuable input and commentary. Reach out if you'd like to have Dave deliver his insight and opinion to your audience

  • Work
    • HotHardware.com
  • Education
    • Fitchburg State University