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Wikipedia: David Baszucki

David Baszucki (born January 20, 1963), known on the platform as david.baszucki, is the founder of Roblox alongside Erik Cassel, and is currently the company's CEO. He formerly used the builderman account but has long since abandoned it in favor of this one. He has four children and currently resides in Portola Valley, California.[1]

History

Before he helped create Roblox, Baszucki founded the now-defunct company "Knowledge Revolution". Here, Baszucki helped create a physics simulator called "Interactive Physics", which later sold millions of copies and of which Roblox was inspired from.

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The Interactive Physics software incorporated parts, hinges ropes and springs.

After Knowledge Revolution was bought by MSC Software for 20 million dollars, he became the Vice President and General Manager of MSC Software, where he was in charge of the desktop simulation division.

Baszucki left MSC Software after a few years and then went on to develop Dynablocks (which would soon become Roblox), along with co-founder Erik Cassel who also held a senior position in the company.

Education

Baszucki was a General Motors scholar in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University.

Trivia

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  • His join date is not visible as being in 2004 due to limitations.
  • David is friends with some unknown people with no place visits, an example being sancho101. This is due to a game exploit in 2015 allowing users to make the game think they are using another account. The two users then friend each other and are added to the "fake" accounts.
  • David.baszucki is one of the only five users with a period in his name; the other four being erik.cassel, Predator.John123, YUKI.N, and foot.longer.
  • David's join date is July 2004 instead of February 27, 2006, because of a glitch that, set users that joined in 2004 to their join date being February 27th, 2006, he was last active in around 2007 or 2008.
David Baszucki RDC 2015

David Baszucki in real life, at the 2015 Roblox Developer Conference

References

  1. https://corp.roblox.com/people