David is an associate partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, where he invests primarily in cyber security, mobile, and big data companies.
Before joining Lightspeed, David was a product manager at Lookout Mobile Security where he led development of an enterprise mobile security product with more than $12M in sales in its first year. Prior to that, David was a Forward Deployed Engineer at Palantir Technologies, where he helped US government and financial customers solve some of their hardest big data problems. David’s favorite part of the job is working with entrepreneurs with huge visions, and imparting some of the lessons he learned as he helped grow Palantir and Lookout into billion dollar startups.
David received his B.A. from Yale University and his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.