David Silverman has been President of American Atheists since 2010 and was also the creator and Executive Producer of the Reason Rally in 2012. Silverman has appeared on most major news programs and has participated in many formal and informal debates. He co-hosts the Atheist Viewpoint TV show with Dennis Horvitz and is also an inventor with 74 patents. Silverman earned a computer science degree from Brandeis and an MBA from Penn State University. His Twitter handle is @MrAtheistPants, a nickname he earned from Stephen Colbert.