David Chouinard

david@davidchouinard.com   ·   San Francisco, CA
2020 – now
Cofounder — Candor
Candor is a fintech company that helps insiders manage their stock compensation.
2017 – 2019
Product Manager — Lyft
Product lead for Shared Rides leading up to the IPO.
2016 – 2017
Product Manager — Facebook
My team developed new hardware products helping people in the developing world access the internet.
2014 – 2015
Imagineer, Research — Walt Disney Imagineering
I helped productize research projects and ran experiments for novel interactive experiences at Walt Disney World.
2011 – 2013
Software engineer — FlightAware
FlightAware helps travellers track their flights. I started several projects (Alerts, Misery Map) that ultimately led to some of the foundations of the company.
Master’s, Software EngineeringHarvard University
Bachelor’s, Computer Science — Concordia University (Canada)
Other work includes:
  • Helped teach Harvard's second largest computer science course (200+ students) for three years, with stellar teaching evaluations.
  • Founded TEDxMontreal and grew the team to 40+ over 3 years.
  • Developer-in-residence at Techstars, advising young portfolio companies on foundational technical and product decisions.