Introducing David Roberts as a Mentor for the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is Foster’s new 12-month degree that embodies the startup process — from ideation and formation to execution and scale. It blends the best of business school education, practical content, world-class Seattle connections, and time in the program for students to get their startup off the ground. Our goal for students: turn that spark into reality.

David Roberts
Former CEO, PopCap Games
B.A., Computer Science, Dartmouth College
M.B.A., Stanford University

I mentor student entrepreneurs because it’s FUN.

David Roberts

As a mentor, I excel at…

Tech, consumer stuff, general mgmt, hiring/HR, finance, culture.

Don’t ask me about…

Ask anything!

The one thing people should know about me is…

I never have all the answers, but I (almost) always have an opinion.

My favorite entrepreneurial book, blog, podcast is…

Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull.

When I have free time, I…

Chill, bike, hike, fish, boat, play games, read.

I manage everyday stress by…

No stress here. 🙂

If I’m going out to dinner, I’ll generally order…

Something fresh and weird.

As a kid, I was fascinated by…

All things mechanical.

As an adult, I’m fascinated by…

All things technological.

The person I admire most is…

Jeff Bezos (this week anyway).

I describe myself as…

Smart, optimistic, industrious, open, calm.

My motto/tagline is…

It could always be worse.