General Partner
Stage: Venture
Focus: Enterprise
Location: San Francisco

Dave is a general partner at Norwest Venture Partners focusing on early to late-stage investments in enterprise and infrastructure.

Before joining Norwest, Dave spent 15-years at Comcast Ventures where he was responsible for identifying, executing, and managing new investments with a focus on enterprise software, cybersecurity, and financial services. His notable investments include Aporeto (acquired by Palo Alto Networks), BitSight, Brightside, CTI Towers (acquired by Melody Investment Advisors), DocuSign (NASDAQ: DOCU), EdgeConneX (acquired by EQT), Lendio, Slack (acquired by Salesforce), and Vox Media.

Prior to Comcast Ventures, Dave was at Flarion Technologies where he served as a senior business development executive and played a pivotal role in the company’s fundraising activities and eventual acquisition by QUALCOMM for $805 million. He started his career at Lehman Brothers in investment banking, gaining a foundation in finance and advising companies going through strategic transformation.

Dave is a board member and chair of the audit committee of BellXcel, a non-profit education organization.

Dave holds a bachelor of science in management with a concentration in finance from Binghamton University.

Get To Know Dave
  • 01
    What was your first job?
    Viennese table arranger at a catering hall... I didn’t know what a Viennese table is either when I took the job.
  • 02
    Do you have a favorite quote?
    "The Foundation of Achievement is Intense Desire"
  • 03
    What other cities have you lived in?
    Tbilisi Georgia (birthplace), Staten Island, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Philadelphia.