David Aaron Campos


Learning. Hacking. Building internet & data machines.


Data Science Content Developer


New York City (NY), March 2018 - Today
  • DataCamp is an interactive learning platform for data science. Learn R, Python, SQL & Spark from the comfort of your browser with over 100+ courses featuring high-quality video, in-browser coding, and gamification. Courses are taught by experts and range from importing data, data visualization, machine learning, deep learning & more.
  • Primary functions: develop data science courses in R and Python.

Associate Product Manager

HG Data

Santa Barbara (CA), September 2016 - November 2017
  • HG Data indexes & processes over two billion unstructured documents to help marketing and sales teams target the right accounts by providing technographic data.
  • Primary functions: served as product owner for the Internal Applications team, where we built RESTful services that helped internal teams generate market intelligence data for end customers. Also served as project manager for main data pipeline, helping to align data deliverables across 3 engineering teams.

Technical Product Engineer

Impact Radius

Santa Barbara (CA), September 2015 - June 2016
  • Impact Radius is web platform that helps digital marketers optimize affiliate management, multi-channel attribution, and tag manangement.
  • Primary functions: technical support, customer service, account integrations, escalating product feature requests, writing product documentation.

Project Manager

BoxIT Services

Santa Barbara (CA), April 2015 - September 2015
  • BoxIT Services is a consulting & web development agency for small businesses.
  • Primary functions: sales engineering, web design & development. Built BoxIT Services Official Website, which required SSL certification for HTTPS & e-commerce integration with Stripe.

Enterprise Sales Development Representative

RightScale, Inc

Santa Barbara, September 2013 - September 2014
  • RightScale is a web platform that helps engineering teams optimize their consumption of cloud resources across AWS, Windows Azure, Google Compute, and others.
  • Primary functions: prospecting qualified leads, reaching out to inbound & outbound leads, creating business opportunities and escalating them to quota-carrying reps.
  • Developed business with closed-won accounts including VW/Audi, Moxie Software, Realty Income Corporation, Spartan Systems, among others

Founder & CEO

Napses, LLC

Santa Barbara (CA), June 2012 - June 2014
  • Conducted over 500 customer development & market validation interviews to develop business model for digital, legal, & cheaper distribution of academic content within university infrastructure
  • Won third place at 2013 New Venture Competition at UCSB
  • Designed, co-developed, & shipped revenue-generating product (web platform) to around 100 customers

Professional Certificate in Technology Entrepreneurship

University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Relevant coursework: Creating a Market-tested Startup Business Model, Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy, Marketing, Human Resources & Leadership, Telecommunications & Information Technology

Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Spanish

University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Relevant coursework: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Crime & Justice Economics, Game Theory, Development Economics, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability & Statistics, Linear Algebra, Theoretical Mathematics, Spanish Literature, Spanish Linguistics

University of California, Educational Abroad Program

Complutense University of Madrid

  • Immersive cultural and language program in Madrid, Spain

New Venture Competition Winner

Technology Management Program (UCSB)

May 2013
  • Third-place award recipient: Napses

Young Innovator Scholarship

Technology Management Program (UCSB)

May 2013
  • Scholarship recipient

Excellence In Professional Communication for Sustainability

Writing Program (UCSB)

June 2012
  • Award recipient for writing "The Global Warming Project" a business plan focusing on environmental sustainability.

McNair Scholar

McNair Scholars Program & Economics Department (UCSB)

2010 - 2011
  • Economics undergraduate researcher & scholarship recipient
  • Wrote "The Correlation between the 1990s Dot-Com Bubble and the 1998-2006 Housing Bubble", during the Summer of 2011, under the mentorship of Stephen LeRoy, PhD & Peter Rupert, PhD
  • Wrote "Objectivity, Economic Bubbles, and the 1998-2006 Housing Market", during the Summer of 2010, under the mentorship of Peter Rupert, PhD
Skills & Activities

  • Python, JavaScript, R, SQL, HTML & CSS, Git, UNIX
  • Adobe Creative Suite, Web Design, Painting
  • Entrepreneurship, Product & Project Management, Sales, Technical Support
  • Drumming, Hiking, Weight-lifting, Meditating, Living