David Gertler, co-founder and CEO of Treble, is a software executive with over 30 years experience leading and growing technology companies specializing in software, hardware and professional services. David has led major divisions of Fortune 500 companies and also accelerated the growth of several tech companies. His background includes working as a crypto-mathematician and systems engineer in the Intel Community and he’s held senior executive roles in publicly traded technology companies and, recently, was Chief Operating Officer of a privately held software company that sold for over $100MM.
David earned his first two degrees from Rensselaer (BS in Mathematics and MS in Applied Mathematics), his second Master’s from Johns Hopkins in Electrical Engineering and he graduated from the Wharton School, where he earned his MBA with distinction. David served on the Board of Trustees for the Rensselaer Alumni Association for 10 years, launching their alumni networking initiative; he served on the Johns Hopkins Alumni Council where he launched their virtual networking platform and he’s currently co-chair of the Wharton Club of the National Capital Region’s Executive Affinity group. David has earned many awards, including the Albert Fox Demers Medal from Rensselaer and the Maryland Comptroller presented David with the William Donald Schaefer award in 2014 for inspiring students to explore careers in the STEM fields.
David lives in Ellicott City, Maryland with his wife and children. He founded and is the current Chairman of the Rensselaer Alumni Network (RAN); cofounded STEMulatingMinds, a STEM non-profit and he has also performed Stand-Up Comedy and performed in and directed three Improv Comedy Troupes.