Dave is a general partner at GV and leads the team’s investments in data, platforms, and infrastructure. Prior to GV, Dave built and led enterprise software sales and operations teams for highly-technical products, under pressure in rapidly-changing markets.
As a senior executive at Kiva Systems, he helped grow the enterprise-enabling robotics and software platform to $120 million in annual revenue before it was purchased by Amazon. Dave’s career prior to Kiva included management consulting for The Boston Consulting Group and leading teams as a Captain in the U.S. military’s most elite units. His military leadership roles ranged from running a high-tech organization in Europe; to serving as an Aide de Camp to the Four Star General responsible for U.S. forces in Europe, Africa, and Afghanistan; to deploying with elite special operations teams worldwide, ensuring they were enabled by the world’s most advanced technologies.
Dave is a combat veteran and former paratrooper. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Emory University in math and computer science.