David Laribee

David Laribee is a coach, trainer, speaker, and co-founder of Nerd/Noir. He believes in the power of collaboration, simplicity and feedback.

Over the last 20 years, David has built teams and products for companies of all shapes and sizes. He’s founded startups and consulted for Fortune 50 enterprises. He’s developed digital products in a wide variety of domains: banking, retail, technology, insurance, beverage distribution, and higher education (to name a few). David is a two-time Microsoft MVP in C# and Solutions Architecture and co-founder of the ALT.NET movement, which spawned dozens of user groups across the globe dedicated to open source and modern engineering practices.

Prior to founding Nerd/Noir with his wife, Alex West, David coached the product development team at VersionOne, a market leader in agile project management tools.

David started work life at the early age of five on a farm in Upstate NY — an upbringing that accounts for his lead-from-the-front approach, appreciation for small/cross-disciplinary teams and disdain for fake maple syrup.