David is a Venture Partner at LiveOak. In this capacity, he helps source and evaluate investment opportunities and provides strategic guidance to companies in the LiveOak portfolio.
David has been an investor and advisor to over 30 software companies, both independently and in conjunction with other firms, most recently Trinity Ventures, and has over a decade of operating experience in Silicon Valley.
Prior to working with Trinity Ventures, David was Chief Business Officer at Turo, which he joined when it acquired SocialStudio, a software company he founded. He has deep domain expertise in product management, stemming from his experience as VP Product at Yammer; Senior Director of Growth at Playdom; and in product marketing and management roles at YouTube and Google. He began his career at the Boston Consulting Group and holds an MBA and BA with distinction from Yale University.