People

Blazing the trail

We’re 150+ people dedicated to helping people across the world play together. Welcome to Roblox.

  • David Baszucki,

    Founder + CEO

    David Baszucki,

    Founder + CEO

    David Baszucki is the founder and CEO of Roblox. A pioneer in powering the imaginations of people around the world, David has helped champion millions of young and up-and-coming developers in the video game industry via the Roblox platform. His vision has given birth to a new genre of entertainment that seamlessly integrates user-generated content, social play, and the latest cross-platform technologies. Roblox’s mission is to become the largest social platform for play, allowing kids of all ages to create fun, imaginative experiences for the entire world to enjoy.

    David graduated from Stanford University as a General Motors Scholar in Electrical Engineering. He currently resides in Portola Valley, California with his wife, Jan Ellison, and their four children.

  • Keith Lucas,

    Chief Product Officer

    Keith Lucas,

    Chief Product Officer

    Keith is the Chief Product Officer at Roblox. Keith started his career at Roblox leading the engineering team. He currently oversees Product, Engineering, Operations, Analytics, and Design. Prior to Roblox, Keith served as Director of Product Development at Enfold, an early stage health-IT company, and as Director of Internet Technology at Progio, a mobile fitness coaching platform. Keith co-developed the physics engine at Knowledge Revolution, and became an engineering manager at MSC.Software after the acquisition.

    Keith holds a Ph.D. in Aeronautics & Astronautics from Stanford University and a Masters in Public Policy from UC Berkeley.

  • Andy Chmyz,

    Chief Financial Officer

    Andy Chmyz,

    Chief Financial Officer

    Andrew is the CFO of Roblox, overseeing Human Resources, Recruiting, Facilities, Finance, Accounting, Customer Service, Moderation, and Advertising Sales. Prior to joining Roblox, Andrew held the CFO position at a variety of companies, including SugarCRM, Medallia, Concentric Medical, Marimba (Nasdaq: MRBA), and InnerStep. At Concentric Medical, in addition to his CFO role, Andrew was the COO and the VP of International Sales, introducing a novel device to treat acute ischemic stroke into the European and Asian markets. Andrew started his career in investment banking at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

    Andrew received his MBA from Santa Clara University and his undergraduate degree from Yale University.

  • Craig Donato,

    Chief Business Officer

    Craig Donato,

    Chief Business Officer

    Craig is the Chief Business Officer at Roblox. He currently oversees Business Development and Developer Relations. Prior to Roblox, Craig led Business Development and Monetization at Nextdoor, a social network for neighborhoods. He also was the CEO and co-founder of Oodle, a local community marketplace that was acquired by QVC in 2012.

    Craig holds an MBA from Stanford Business School and BS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech.

  • Tami Bhaumik,

    VP of Marketing

    Tami Bhaumik,

    VP of Marketing

    Tami is the VP of Marketing at Roblox, bringing over 25 years of consumer and high tech marketing experience to the team. Tami is responsible for brand marketing, digital and social media efforts, public relations, and events. Tami has launched and been responsible for the growth of many start-ups, including Sling Media, Anki, Ooma, and Lyve Minds, and also comes with deep ad agency expertise at Saatchi & Saatchi and J. Walter Thompson. She’s passionate about growing companies that have disruptive technologies that enhance people’s day-to-day lives.

    Tami is a graduate of UC Berkeley.

  • Adam Miller,

    VP of Engineering, Client

    Adam Miller,

    VP of Engineering, Client

    Adam is Vice President of Engineering, Technology at Roblox. He is responsible for the client team, Roblox Studio, and the mobile engineering team. Prior to Roblox, Adam served as Director of Engineering at Intertrust, developing digital rights management technology and directing development of an incubated startup. Previously, Adam created the MMO Star Sonata, acquired by Landauer Games.

    Adam holds a BS in Computer Science from Yale University.

  • Jared Shapiro,

    VP of Engineering, Platform

    Jared Shapiro,

    VP of Engineering, Platform

    Jared is Vice President of Engineering for the Platform Team at Roblox and is responsible for the web engineering team, core platform technology, the user-facing website, mobile applications, internal tools, platform APIs, and BI/Analytics infrastructure. Previously, Jared was VP of Engineering at Sonic Boom, an early leader in mobile games and personalization applications. After Sonic Boom, Jared led the central technology group at RockYou and was later VP of Engineering at Bitesize Networks.

    He holds BA and BFA degrees from New School University.

  • Scott Rubin,

    SVP of Business Development

    Scott Rubin,

    SVP of Business Development

    Scott is the Senior Vice President, Business Development at Roblox. He brings 15+ years of experience working in the digital entertainment and mobile industries, as well as 20+ years in the Internet and e-commerce industries. Prior to Roblox, Scott held various executive roles at Livescribe, Huawei, Namco Bandai, and SEGA. He spent much of his career at Namco Bandai, the largest entertainment company in Japan, building their North American mobile and digital games division.

  • Hans Gunawan,

    VP of Finance

    Hans Gunawan,

    VP of Finance

    Hans is Vice President of Finance at Roblox and is responsible for the FP&A and Accounting teams. Prior to Roblox, he was Director of Finance at SugarCRM and Skyline Solar. Hans grew up in South East Asia, is an avid gamer, and has an (underutilized) Advanced Open Water Diver certification from PADI.

    Hans holds an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BSc in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley.

  • Ari Staiman,

    General Counsel

    Ari Staiman,

    General Counsel

    Ari is an international e-commerce and global video game veteran, both on the business and legal sides, for 20+ years. He has lived, worked, and helped launch and run successful operations in Asia, Europe, Middle East, and the Americas.

    On the business side, he served as President of SEGA Amusement Works and SVP, General Manager of Borderfree (NASDAQ: BRDR) for its China and Ireland branches. On the legal side, he was global General Counsel of the SEGA group companies and Borderfree’s global General Counsel (looking over 220 countries, bringing them from startup, through IPO to acquisition).

    Ari is a graduate of UC Berkeley.

  • David Baszucki,

    Founder + CEO

    David Baszucki,

    Founder + CEO

    David Baszucki is the founder and CEO of Roblox. A pioneer in powering the imaginations of people around the world, David has helped champion millions of young and up-and-coming developers in the video game industry via the Roblox platform. His vision has given birth to a new genre of entertainment that seamlessly integrates user-generated content, social play, and the latest cross-platform technologies. Roblox’s mission is to become the largest social platform for play, allowing kids of all ages to create fun, imaginative experiences for the entire world to enjoy.

    David graduated from Stanford University as a General Motors Scholar in Electrical Engineering. He currently resides in Portola Valley, California with his wife, Jan Ellison, and their four children.

  • Keith Lucas,

    Chief Product Officer

    Keith Lucas,

    Chief Product Officer

    Keith is the Chief Product Officer at Roblox. Keith started his career at Roblox leading the engineering team. He currently oversees Product, Engineering, Operations, Analytics, and Design. Prior to Roblox, Keith served as Director of Product Development at Enfold, an early stage health-IT company, and as Director of Internet Technology at Progio, a mobile fitness coaching platform. Keith co-developed the physics engine at Knowledge Revolution, and became an engineering manager at MSC.Software after the acquisition.

    Keith holds a Ph.D. in Aeronautics & Astronautics from Stanford University and a Masters in Public Policy from UC Berkeley.

  • Andy Chmyz,

    Chief Financial Officer

    Andy Chmyz,

    Chief Financial Officer

    Andrew is the CFO of Roblox, overseeing Human Resources, Recruiting, Facilities, Finance, Accounting, Customer Service, Moderation, and Advertising Sales. Prior to joining Roblox, Andrew held the CFO position at a variety of companies, including SugarCRM, Medallia, Concentric Medical, Marimba (Nasdaq: MRBA), and InnerStep. At Concentric Medical, in addition to his CFO role, Andrew was the COO and the VP of International Sales, introducing a novel device to treat acute ischemic stroke into the European and Asian markets. Andrew started his career in investment banking at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

    Andrew received his MBA from Santa Clara University and his undergraduate degree from Yale University.

  • Craig Donato,

    Chief Business Officer

    Craig Donato,

    Chief Business Officer

    Craig is the Chief Business Officer at Roblox. He currently oversees Business Development and Developer Relations. Prior to Roblox, Craig led Business Development and Monetization at Nextdoor, a social network for neighborhoods. He also was the CEO and co-founder of Oodle, a local community marketplace that was acquired by QVC in 2012.

    Craig holds an MBA from Stanford Business School and BS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech.

  • Tami Bhaumik,

    VP of Marketing

    Tami Bhaumik,

    VP of Marketing

    Tami is the VP of Marketing at Roblox, bringing over 25 years of consumer and high tech marketing experience to the team. Tami is responsible for brand marketing, digital and social media efforts, public relations, and events. Tami has launched and been responsible for the growth of many start-ups, including Sling Media, Anki, Ooma, and Lyve Minds, and also comes with deep ad agency expertise at Saatchi & Saatchi and J. Walter Thompson. She’s passionate about growing companies that have disruptive technologies that enhance people’s day-to-day lives.

    Tami is a graduate of UC Berkeley.

  • Adam Miller,

    VP of Engineering, Client

    Adam Miller,

    VP of Engineering, Client

    Adam is Vice President of Engineering, Technology at Roblox. He is responsible for the client team, Roblox Studio, and the mobile engineering team. Prior to Roblox, Adam served as Director of Engineering at Intertrust, developing digital rights management technology and directing development of an incubated startup. Previously, Adam created the MMO Star Sonata, acquired by Landauer Games.

    Adam holds a BS in Computer Science from Yale University.

  • Jared Shapiro,

    VP of Engineering, Platform

    Jared Shapiro,

    VP of Engineering, Platform

    Jared is Vice President of Engineering for the Platform Team at Roblox and is responsible for the web engineering team, core platform technology, the user-facing website, mobile applications, internal tools, platform APIs, and BI/Analytics infrastructure. Previously, Jared was VP of Engineering at Sonic Boom, an early leader in mobile games and personalization applications. After Sonic Boom, Jared led the central technology group at RockYou and was later VP of Engineering at Bitesize Networks.

    He holds BA and BFA degrees from New School University.

  • Scott Rubin,

    SVP of Business Development

    Scott Rubin,

    SVP of Business Development

    Scott is the Senior Vice President, Business Development at Roblox. He brings 15+ years of experience working in the digital entertainment and mobile industries, as well as 20+ years in the Internet and e-commerce industries. Prior to Roblox, Scott held various executive roles at Livescribe, Huawei, Namco Bandai, and SEGA. He spent much of his career at Namco Bandai, the largest entertainment company in Japan, building their North American mobile and digital games division.

  • Hans Gunawan,

    VP of Finance

    Hans Gunawan,

    VP of Finance

    Hans is Vice President of Finance at Roblox and is responsible for the FP&A and Accounting teams. Prior to Roblox, he was Director of Finance at SugarCRM and Skyline Solar. Hans grew up in South East Asia, is an avid gamer, and has an (underutilized) Advanced Open Water Diver certification from PADI.

    Hans holds an MBA from Santa Clara University and a BSc in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley.

  • Ari Staiman,

    General Counsel

    Ari Staiman,

    General Counsel

    Ari is an international e-commerce and global video game veteran, both on the business and legal sides, for 20+ years. He has lived, worked, and helped launch and run successful operations in Asia, Europe, Middle East, and the Americas.

    On the business side, he served as President of SEGA Amusement Works and SVP, General Manager of Borderfree (NASDAQ: BRDR) for its China and Ireland branches. On the legal side, he was global General Counsel of the SEGA group companies and Borderfree’s global General Counsel (looking over 220 countries, bringing them from startup, through IPO to acquisition).

    Ari is a graduate of UC Berkeley.