David is Managing Director of Stage 1 Ventures. Investments include Carvoyant, PureCars, Donde Esta, AutoNet Mobile, and OpenBay, Carbonite, e-Centives, Skyhook Wireless, Splunk, AdelaVoice, Instream, OwnerIQ, Veloxum, Paydiant, FlashNotes, XPeerient (sold to Net-Net), Delfigo Security, go2, FrameMedia, Auspice, Vivox, Mobee, Sitewit, Coherent Path, ConnectTowers, Nexercise and Zink. He is also Managing Director of S1 Capital Partners, a later stage secondary/growth equity investment vehicle which has investments into YMAX, Corp, which created MagicJack.
David was a key principal that raised, launched, staffed, and managed Prism Venture Partners, a leading early stage venture capital fund which was founded in 1996. David founded two companies including Pensoft Corporation, a venture-backed (Mohr, Davidow Ventures, IVP, and Bay Partners) mobile communications company that was sold to AT&T in 1994. David also had stints at IBM and Genentech. David’s investment focus areas are: mobile applications and systems, consumer and business cloud-based applications, the Internet of Things, commercial drones, the connected car, and data communications equipment. David earned a BS in Computer Science from Drexel University and holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.