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Dave Toole is the CEO of Outhink, Inc.


Dave brings to Outhink approximately 30 years of experience in high technology.

Before founding Outhink, Dave was Chairman and CEO of GaSonics International (Nasdaq: GSNX), a semiconductor capital equipment manufacturer that was acquired by Novellus Systems in 2001.

At Gasonics, Dave became President and CEO in the early 90's, built a strong team, took the company public in 1994, globalized the distribution system, and grew sales 7 fold in 5 years, increasing shareholder equity 10X.

Prior to Gasonics, he held management positions at AMD.

Dave also sits on the Board of the UCSB Center for Information Technology and Society Advisory Board and the College of Marin foundation.


Dave's interests include: Rich Media, Digital Entertainment, Network Publishing, Collaboration, Community Involvment, Music and his Family.