Dave Robson graduated from the University of California at Irvine with degrees in Physics and Computer Science. He joined the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center in 1974 to work with Alan Kay and Dan Ingalls on the Smalltalk/Dynabook project, which pioneered several aspects of personal computers. He had a variety of management jobs at PARC between 1984 and 1991. He became the Quality Officer for the Corporate Research Group in 1991 and Vice President of Human Resources for Xerox Research and Technology in 1999. He is currently the VP of HR for the Xerox Innovation Group and the Xerox Engineering & Enterprise Center.
Dave lives in Mountain View with his wife, Karla.
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Takayama, Leila, Pantofaru, Caroline, Robson, David, Soto, Bianca, Barry, Michael (2012): Making technology homey: finding sources of satisfaction and meaning in home automation. In: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Uniquitous Computing , 2012, . pp. 511-520. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2370216.2370292