bio

Hi, I'm David. Thanks for stopping by.

I'm a

Lifelong Nintendo fan.

Classic automobile enthusiast, especially Porsche.

Runner, biker & skier [find me on Strava]. 

$2 bill advocate. 

Angel investor in over 30 startups. 

Voracious New Yorker reader. 

Aspiring LEGO master.

Michigan native and Michigan Ross MBA. 

I've also been lucky enough to help build the future at world-class companies and startups. I'm driven by working with smart people on challenging problems, and I'm a relentless learner. 

Get in touch if we have common interests, or, if you think we should collaborate. I'm currently exploring web3 and real estate investing in my spare time. 

skills

industry expertise: startups, mobile, tech, gaming, web3, media, automotive

operations: business strategy, revenue models, budgeting, change management

growth: advertising, marketing, social strategy, influencer marketing & management

partnerships: business development, sales, corp dev, fundraising, investor relations

professional
experience

Maple Media, LLC. | Los Angeles, CA

COO at Maple Media, a private equity-backed media and technology company that acquires and operates mobile app and games businesses. Lead 50 person product, marketing and tech organization. 

Loupe | Miami, FL

Board Member at Loupe, a live ecommerce platform for card collectors. Loupe has raised over $1

Mobcrush, Inc. | Santa Monica, CA

Executive team business lead at Mobcrush, a KPCB, Lowercase, First Round and Evolution Media backed ($35M+) live streaming platform and community for mobile gamers. Acquired by SLGG in 2021.

Google, Inc. | Mountain View, CA

Founding member of Google's mobile app growth and advertising team for startups, now a $1B+ business. 

20% time in marketing for Android [KitKat launch], Nexus [Nexus 5 and 7 launch] and YouTube. 

Wildfire, Inc. | Redwood City, CA

Social media strategy & sales. Acquired by Google in 2012 for $350M+.