David is an Advisory Board Member of the Firm. David is currently Administrative Partner at FTVentures, a Private Equity firm providing venture through late stage growth capital to software and business services companies. David brings over 25 years of experience as an Executive, Director, and General Counsel, with particular focus on building growth companies.
Prior to FTVentures, David advised financial services and technology firms, offering board and executive management expertise in the areas of Business Development, Corporate Finance, and Corporate Governance. Between 1999 and 2001, David was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of OffRoad,Inc., a pioneering business offering private securities over the internet. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Examen Inc., a national legal resource management company. David was with Montgomery Securities during a 10 years period of its rapid growth , with primary responsibilities for legal affairs in Corporate Finance, Venture Capital, Asset Management, and new Business Development. His private legal practice experience was with Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison in Palo Alto and San Francisco.
David received a JD from the Boalt Hall School of Law, an MBA from the Haas Graduate School of Business, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering, all from the University of California, Berkeley.