Dave is a founding managing partner of Delta-v Capital and leads the Wellness & Lifestyle Tech Practice. His many years of private equity experience come through direct investment in, or C-level management of, venture and growth stage companies. Before founding Delta-v, Dave was a Managing Director at CenterPoint Ventures where his investments covered mobility, communications infrastructure and services, and wellness. He is currently a Director of ExteNet Systems, Landing, and FitOn-Peerfit, and an Observer to Tonal. Prior non-operating Board roles have included Drillinginfo and Inoveon.
Prior to his career in growth equity, Dave co-founded three venture backed companies. He was an initial co-founder of BizRate.com/Shopzilla.com (sold to E.W. Scripps) and was a co-founder, Director, and EVP-U.S. Operations for OraMetrix. Additionally, Dave was a co-founder and the Chairman of Light Biology (merged with Nimblegen/Roche). Prior to his entrepreneurial experience, Dave was a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group. While at BCG, he focused on clients in health care, software, and communication services. He spent the early years of his career in sales and marketing at the Dow Chemical Company.
Dave received his M.B.A. with Distinction from The Wharton Graduate School of Business, where he was also named a Palmer Scholar. He also holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.