David Sturman

Executive Consultant

Provides strategy and senior operating expertise in support of Bulger Partners advisory clients and Bulger Capital Partners portfolio companies

Professional Expertise

Specializing in start-up and high-growth environments – software and technology strategy, software organization and process evaluation and improvement, team growth and team management. Over 30 years in software leadership as a developer, CTO, and VP Engineering.

Sector Expertise

Business and consumer application software and infrastructure, UI/UX, graphics and visualization, video gaming.


David is an Executive Partner of Bulger Partners and supports the firm’s consulting practice where he is focused on technology and technology team evaluation and improvement. He is also an independent consultant, advising early-stage software companies and providing partial and interim CTO services to start-ups.

David spent his early career as a software developer at the leading edge of computer graphics and animation. For the past 20 years, he’s been a CTO or VP of Engineering for start-ups in New York and Boston and has held Software Director-level positions at Microsoft and Audible (a division of Amazon).

CV Highlights

➢ Created, staffed, and led Boston development office for Audible
➢ Co-founder CTO of Massive Incorporated, the first in-game advertising network; sold to Microsoft
➢ CTO of video game publisher Acclaim Entertainment
➢ CTO for Mamamedia, one of the first online activity sites for children
➢ Director of Research and Development for Medialab, Paris – real-time computer graphics and animation production and software company
➢ Bell Labs, NYIT Computer Graphics Lab, adjunct professor Columbia University
➢ Ph.D – MIT Media Lab
➢ MIT, Computer Science

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