Blazing the trail
We’re 400+ people dedicated to helping power the imagination of players across the world. Welcome to Roblox.
Founder + CEO
David Baszucki is the Founder and CEO of Roblox, the world's largest entertainment platform. A visionary inventor and engineer, David is passionate about building a revolutionary new genre of entertainment that seamlessly integrates user-generated content, social play, and the latest cross-platform technologies to power the imagination of people around the world.
David developed a love for construction toys at an early age, spurring his interest in pioneering an innovative entertainment platform where anyone could imagine, create, and share experiences together. Under his leadership, Roblox has been recognized twice on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies, as well as the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ in 2017. Additionally, the San Francisco Business Times honored Roblox with its Tech & Innovation award in 2017.
David, who holds a multitude of patents, was named one of Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs in 2017. For his contributions to STEM education, he also received the San Mateo Visionary Hero Award in 2015.
Before launching Roblox, David founded Knowledge Revolution which became the volume leader in educational physics and mechanical design simulation software. The company was acquired by MSC Software in 1998, where he served as Vice President and General Manager.
David graduated from Stanford University as a General Motors Scholar in Electrical Engineering.
Chief Business Officer
As Chief Business Officer for Roblox, Craig Donato is leading the growth of our entertainment platform on a global scale. He is working to drive brand awareness and engagement, ensuring the safety and success of our player and developer communities and establishing a healthy ecosystem for creators to build immersive experiences. Craig oversees Roblox’s Marketing and Corporate Communications, Brand Partnerships, Care & Safety, and Developer Relations teams to deliver world-class experiences that millions of people around the world can enjoy.
Prior to joining Roblox, Craig led business development and monetization at Nextdoor, a social network for neighborhoods. He was also the CEO and co-founder of Oodle, a local community marketplace that was acquired by QVC in 2012.
Craig graduated with an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
Chief Financial Officer
Mike Guthrie serves as Chief Financial Officer at Roblox. He is focused on scaling our business on a global level, defining our overall financial strategy; driving sustained, profitable growth; and securing new business opportunities. Mike leads Roblox’s finance, accounting, business & corporate development functions to position the company for long-term success as we expand into new international markets.
A veteran of Silicon Valley, Mike has spent more than 30 years operating, investing in, and advising technology companies. Prior to joining Roblox, he was the Chief Financial Officer of TrueCar, Inc. where he led the company through multiple rounds of private financing and spearheaded its initial public offering in 2014. Previously, he was a private equity investor at TPG and Garnett and Helfrich Capital where he focused on growth equity investing and middle market buyouts.
Mike graduated with an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia.
As President of International, Chris Misner is spearheading efforts to bring the Imagination Platform to millions of players and creators across the world. He plays a key role in accelerating our continued expansion overseas by managing the company’s global partnership and localization initiatives.
Chris is a strategic international e-commerce executive with over 20 years of leadership, management, and operational experience working at iconic Silicon Valley companies. He spent six years running Apple’s e-commerce business across all of Asia, including launching the Apple Online Store in China and growing it to billions of dollars in revenue. Prior to his time in Asia, he was responsible for Apple’s online store expansion in Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. He also held a variety of roles at venture-funded start-ups Good Technology, Backflip, and Netscape Communications.
Chris has an AB in Architecture from Princeton University, an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and an MA in International Studies from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.
VP of Engineering, Technology
As Vice President of Engineering, Technology for Roblox, Adam Miller leads the development of immersive game experiences through innovations in our physics and rendering engines. He oversees the Roblox Game Engine, the Roblox Studio development tools, as well as our mobile and console engineering teams to optimize performance across all devices.
Adam has spent more than 20 years building, leading, and managing software development through all layers of the stack and development process. Prior to joining Roblox, he was Director of Software Engineering at Intertrust where he architected digital rights management technology and directed the development of an incubated start-up. In 2001, he created the massively multiplayer online game Star Sonata, which was later acquired by Landauer Games.
Adam graduated with a BS in Computer Science from Yale University.
VP of Engineering, Developer
Julian Walshaw-Vaughan serves as Vice President of Engineering, Developer at Roblox. He leads our Developer Tools and Game Services teams, empowering a global community of millions of creators with the tools and analytics they need to build immersive, cross-platform experiences at a massive scale.
Julian is an executive technology leader with over 20 years of experience in the software entertainment industry. Prior to joining Roblox in 2018, Julian led the long-term vision, product strategy, and development for the Electronic Arts Frostbite engine and was the Chief Technical Officer for the EA Studios group overseeing technology strategy for DICE, EA Sports, and Bioware. He also held leadership and executive roles at other major Silicon Valley companies, including Apple and Zynga.
Julian graduated from the University of Liverpool with a B.Eng in Electronics.
VP of Corporate + Production Engineering
As Vice President of Corporate and Production Engineering for Roblox, Dan Williams is leading efforts to provide a performant and reliable networking infrastructure that can support millions of concurrent players around the world. He is scaling Roblox’s proprietary cloud to expand our global footprint all while maintaining the highest performance and reliability.
Dan’s 20 years of data center and networking experience includes senior leadership positions at Facebook, Dropbox, and the San Francisco 49ers. At Facebook, Dan played a major role in scaling the company’s infrastructure to support its growth from 10 million to 750 million monthly active users.
Dan graduated with a BS in Business Management from Menlo College.
VP of Product + Product Operations
Matt Kaufman serves as Vice President of Product and Product Operations at Roblox. In his role, Matt guides the company’s overall product strategy to help us usher in the next generation of entertainment and build world-class digital experiences for our growing international community. He oversees the product teams for Growth, Developer Tools, Analytics, Social, Apps, and International.
Matt has over 20 years of executive leadership experience building highly successful marketplace platforms, enterprise SaaS applications, and large-scale multiplayer games. In his previous role at Crunchbase, he defined the company’s strategic vision, built partnerships, and assembled the team that executed a successful spinout from AOL. Kaufman also held various executive roles leading engineering and product management teams at companies including Oodle, edgeio, and There.com.
Matt graduated with a BS in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering from UC Davis and a MS in Aerospace Engineering from Virginia Tech.
VP of Product, Developer Platform
Enrico D’Angelo serves as Vice President of Product, Developer Platform at Roblox. He guides our developer product strategy to empower creators as they build immersive, cross-platform experiences reaching millions of players around the world.
Enrico is an accomplished industry leader with more than 15 years of experience in domestic and international corporate strategy, product management, and business development. Prior to joining Roblox, he was at Activision and launched several free-to-play products including Call of Duty Online and Call of Duty Heroes. In addition, Enrico led Activision Blizzard’s Strategy, Business Development, and M&A team. He also previously served as Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company where he served media, gaming companies, and investors worldwide.
Enrico received his MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated with a BS in Business from LUISS Guido Carli.
VP of Developer Relations
As Vice President of Developer Relations for Roblox, Grace Francisco is supporting millions of young, emerging creators as they build their own successful, immersive experiences. She is focused on expanding our developer and creator ecosystem by spearheading educational programs that empower students to learn real coding, game design, and entrepreneurial skills through Roblox Studio.
Grace has over 20 years of industry experience. She has co-authored three patents and held previous leadership roles at Microsoft, Intuit, Yodlee, and Atlassian where she established a new global developer relations organization. Grace is also a celebrated diversity advocate, establishing and driving diversity programs, including mentoring rings, at Microsoft and Atlassian.
Grace graduated cum laude and holds a BBA in Business Management from Golden State University.
VP of Marketing + Community Safety
As Vice President of Marketing & Community Safety for Roblox, Tami Bhaumik is supporting the company on a global scale to inspire brand advocacy, awareness, and engagement through social channels, digital experiences, and community-driven events. She is also creating a worldwide community of internet safety leaders to help foster good digital citizenship habits among kids and teens.
Tami is passionate about growing companies that have disruptive technologies and enhance people’s day-to-day lives. She brings over 25 years of consumer and high-tech marketing experience to the team, having launched and led the growth of many start-ups including Sling Media, Anki, Ooma, and Lyve Minds. She also built deep ad agency expertise at Saatchi & Saatchi and J. Walter Thompson.
Tami is a member of the Board of Directors of the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI). She graduated with a BA at the University of California, Berkeley.
SVP of Business Development
As Senior Vice President of Business Development for Roblox, Scott Rubin drives brand awareness and adoption by securing premium distribution in both physical and digital channels. He leads new business development activities for the company through key global licensing (e.g. toys, books, apparel, etc.) and platform (e.g. Apple, Google, Amazon, Windows 10, Xbox, etc.) partnership opportunities.
Scott brings over 15 years of experience working in the digital entertainment, video game, and mobile industries, as well as over 20 years of experience in the internet and technology sectors. Prior to joining Roblox, he 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 its North American mobile and digital games division. Scott also has a strong international business background. He lived and worked in Japan earlier in his career, and he is proficient in the Japanese language.
Scott graduated from Pennsylvania State University and Kansai Gaidai University.
VP of Care & Safety + Chief Privacy Officer
Remy Malan serves as both Vice President of Care & Safety and Chief Privacy Officer at Roblox. In his role as VP of Care & Safety, Remy is focused on identifying and implementing best practices to ensure that Roblox is a safe and civil environment for our thriving community of players and creators across the world. He leads our customer care, content moderation, and online safety initiatives, developing industry-leading technology to promote positive online behavior among kids and teens. Remy also leads the company’s Privacy Office and its mission of protecting the privacy of the Roblox community.
Remy brings over 25 years of industry experience to the executive team, having built a reputation for establishing high-performing, customer-focused organizations at a number of technology companies. Prior to joining Roblox, Remy was the Chief Customer Officer at SugarCRM where he was instrumental in ensuring the success of its customers’ CRM implementations. He also held other customer-facing executive roles at companies such as Teleplace, a 3D collaboration environment featuring user-generated content for education and training, and AOL Time Warner. Remy is passionate about creating great experiences for customers and finding new ways to engage with them.
Remy received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
VP of Finance
Hans Gunawan serves as Vice President of Finance at Roblox. In his role, Hans leads all aspects of the company’s financial analysis and strategic planning efforts to drive effective business decisions. He oversees the Financial Planning & Analysis and Account Teams, working closely with our Chief Financial Officer to support our continued business momentum and accelerate our global expansion.
Prior to joining Roblox, Hans was Director of Finance at SugarCRM and Skyline Solar. He grew up in Southeast Asia, is an avid gamer, and has an (underutilized) Advanced Open Water Diver certification from PADI.
Hans graduated from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University with an MBA in Finance & Accounting. He also earned a BSc in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Ari Staiman serves as General Counsel at Roblox. He structures strategic relationships with key global partners to drive Roblox’s creation, innovation, and growth worldwide while ensuring legal compliance.
Ari is an international e-commerce and global video game industry veteran, both on the business and legal sides, for over 20 years. He has lived, worked, and helped launch and run successful operations in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.
On the business side, Ari served as President of SEGA Amusement Works and SVP, General Manager of the China and Ireland branches at Borderfree (NASDAQ: BRDR), which enabled online sales in over 220 countries. On the legal side, he was SEGA’s global General Counsel (stationed at its Tokyo headquarters, overseeing Asia, Europe, and the United States) and Borderfree’s General Counsel where he brought the company through its financing rounds, initial public offering, and acquisition.
Ari received his JD from the School of Law at Fordham University and he graduated with a BA in Asian Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
VP of Brand Partnerships
Christina Wootton serves as Vice President of Brand Partnerships at Roblox. In her role, Christina is focused on building awareness and engagement for Roblox by establishing strategic long-term relationships with other premier brands that matter most to our community. She partners with these beloved brands to provide enriching digital experiences for millions of players across the world.
Bringing more than a decade of digital advertising and promotional marketing experience, Wootton has worked closely with Fortune 500 companies creating successful strategic partnerships and strong relationships with Disney, Universal Pictures, Sony, Warner Brothers, and Fox.
Prior to joining Roblox, Wootton was the West Coast Sales Director at Stardoll Media where she partnered with movie studios, as well as Mattel and Disney Channel/XD, on custom advertising programs to drive sales and tune-in. Wootton graduated from California State University Long Beach.
“David Baszucki, Founder & CEO
Together, we are building the future of entertainment.”