David Altavilla

David Altavilla, Editor in Chief of HotHardware.com a Tech-focused web publication covering Computing, Gadgets, Sciences & connected lifestyles

A technology journalist and Editor-in-Chief of HotHardware in Massachusetts, David Altavilla brings a over two decades of experience in Semiconductor technologies, Computing, and the Internet to his work. Raised in the greater Boston area, he cultivated his love of Technology as a child and continued to nurture his interests in the field while studying Business and Communications at Fitchburg State College. After earning his degree, Dave embarked upon a prolific career as a Semiconductor Sales Engineer.

After successful terms in Sales Distribution Management at Anchor Engineering, Onyx, Inc., and Nu Horizons Electronics, David Altavilla joined Integrated Device Technology (IDT) as an Area Sales Manager and Global Account Manager. In tandem with his work at IDT, Mr. Altavilla expanded his involvement in the Tech sector, evaluating cutting-edge technology for leading manufacturers. The website HotHardware came about from these efforts and soon grew into a global brand, attracting journalists eager to deliver the latest Tech news to visitors hungry to be educated and informed. 

Since then, David Altavilla has positioned HotHardware as one of the leading sources of up-to-date, detailed information on Tech gadgets for the truly tech- savvy consumer. From processors and motherboards to mobile devices and gaming systems, Mr. Altavilla and his team at HotHardware cover the topics that matter most, bringing objective reviews, news and advice on the latest cutting-edge products to hit the market. To read more about David Altavilla and his work, please visit HotHardware.com or check out his column at Forbes.com/Technology.

David Altavilla's Background

David Altavilla's Experience

Founder, Publisher, Editor In Chief at HotHardware.com

January 1999 - Present

Global Account Manager, Area Sales Manager at Integrated Device Technology Inc

1999 - 2009

Area Sales Manager at Nu Horizons Electronics

1996 - 1998

Distributor Sales Manager, Sales Engineer at Onyx Inc

1993 - 1995

Distributor Sales Manager at Anchor Engineering

1989 - 1993

David Altavilla's Education

Fitchburg State College

1985 – 1989


Concentration: Business Administration, Marketing, Technology

David Altavilla's Interests & Activities

Internet Publishing, Technology, Analyst, Writing, Tech Journalism, Semiconductor Industry, Internet Advertising, Fishing, Boating, Family, Semiconductor Sales, Journalism, HotHardware, Editor in Chief