David Baszucki
Roblox CEO and Founder

David Baszucki, co-founder and CEO of Roblox Corporation, has been a trailblazer in creating immersive digital worlds. Starting with Knowledge Revolution in 1989, which MSC Software acquired, Baszucki's journey through software development led to the inception of Roblox in 2004, envisioning a platform where users could create and explore vast virtual universes.

With a background in engineering and computer science from Stanford University, his vision has grown Roblox into a global metaverse leader, hosting millions of users daily. Under Baszucki's leadership, Roblox was the first metaverse platform to go public in 2021 with a valuation of $41 billion, setting in motion the rise to peak metaverse hype that same year.

The platform has continued to evolve and shape the future of play, learning, and social interaction in a digital age, driving forward the concept of the metaverse as a primary platform for interactive and immersive experiences.