Dave has been a general partner at GV since August 2013. His background is in building and leading enterprise software sales and operations teams for highly-technical products, under pressure in rapidly-changing markets.  
Dave was previously part of the executive leadership team of Kiva Systems, where he helped grow the enterprise-enabling robotics company to $100 million in annual revenue before it was purchased by Amazon for $775 million. Dave’s four years at Kiva were spent launching, leading, and growing enterprise sales, account management, pre-sales, professional services, and support organizations. Dave played a key role at Kiva through its first year of integration with Amazon, as his organizations refocused to maximize the impact of Kiva’s continually-learning system on Amazon’s business for years to come. 
Dave’s career prior to Kiva included management consulting for The Boston Consulting Group and leading teams as a Captain in the United States Armed Forces’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's best known investments are Slack, Jet.com which was acquired by Walmart, CoreOS and Cockroach Labs. He has also invested in DataFox, Plaid, Premise, Skyport Systems, Space Monkey, ThousandEyes, VIDA, Walker and Company.