David Altavilla

Analyst, Tech Journalist, and Consultant in Mendon, MA

David Altavilla is a Technology Analyst, Journalist 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 has cultivated expertise in the field of technology, electronics and the internet over years of being immersed in various sales engineering roles, as well as a distinguished member of the online media and analyst community. David has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing with deep experience in Semiconductor Sales, Chip Architecture 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 two decades ago and serves now as Principal Analyst for his firm HotTech Vision And Analysis. 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 Dell-EMC, Dave's insight into the design, manufacturing and innovation of leading-edge technologies offers a laser-sharp focus 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.

In addition, his analyst firm HotTech Vision And Analysis offers consulting, research, market and competitive analysis for Tech industry leaders.

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 in financial coverage for firms like TD Ameritrade. Reach out if you'd like to have Dave share his insights with your target audience.

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