Dave Grijalva

VP, Engineering/Co-Founder at FitStar


Dave Grijalva is VP of Engineering and Co-founder at FitStar, Inc., a next-generation digital health company dedicated to helping millions get fit and live healthier lives at home, or on the go. FitStar’s hit personal fitness app, FitStar Personal Trainer, has received numerous accolades since it launched in June 2013, including Apple Editor’s Choice Award and App Store Best of 2013 product. It is one of the top-rated fitness apps on the market. A second app, FitStar Yoga, will launch this fall on the App Store.

With over 12 years of experience as a professional software engineer and architect, Dave is well versed in API design, web and mobile applications, and scalable systems. In a former life, Dave was Director of Platform Technology at ngmoco:), where he was responsible for the Mobage social entertainment platform (formerly plus+), which supports tens of millions of users across hundreds of mobile games.

Based in San Francisco, Dave embodies the FitStar spirit and is an avid runner, rock climber and cook.