Elaine David

Principal Engineer and Data Architect

Elaine designs and builds systems from the ground up.

As a senior individual contributor to the nascent Carbon Direct Data Platform, Elaine plays a key role in shaping engineering culture, developing technical architectures, and ensuring business outcomes through extensive collaborations with the Product team.

Background & Bio

Elaine is a software engineer and architect with expertise in fast-paced, collaborative environments focused on innovation, in-depth domain analysis, and scalable applications. Prior to working at Carbon Direct, Elaine was a Principal Software Engineer for Monster where she developed the architecture design and integration approach for GCP-based streaming and batch data pipelines.

Elaine additionally has extensive middle-tier and backend development experience in C# as a Lead Engineer, with a focus on integrating with third-party APIs and rebuilding backends for increased data processing reliability.


MS, Software Engineering

San Jose State University

BS, Computer Science

De La Salle University