Hi, I'm David. Thanks for stopping by.
Lifelong Nintendo fan.
Classic automobile & motorcycle enthusiast.
Runner, biker & skier [find me on Strava].
$2 bill advocate.
Angel investor in over 25 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.
industry expertise: startups, mobile, tech, gaming, 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
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. Currently deploying $30M in capital to build our portfolio of apps.
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.
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+.