David Najjab

Dir of Institutional Partnerships
Gearbox Software

David Najjab is Director of Institutional Partnerships at Gearbox Software in Frisco, Texas. He handles governmental relations both in the U.S. and Internationally, working with governments and institutions to facilitate Gearbox’s rapid growth and various collaborative projects. David came to the game industry by way of academia where he started some of the first and highest ranked video game programs including the University of Texas at Dallas program and the Guildhall at SMU. David holds a B.A. from the University of Texas at Dallas and an M.F.A. from Bard College in New York. He is on the boards of the Texas Association of Business, the Texas A&M Art and Architecture Department, and very active with the Entertainment Software Association’s Public Policy committee.

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