David joined Revolution after 18 years with JPMorgan, and a predecessor firm, Hambrecht & Quist. While at the firm, David was named co-director of mergers and acquisitions in 1992, director of mergers and acquisitions in 1995, and co-director of investment banking in 1998. Most recently he was Vice Chairman and Director of JPMorgan's global investment banking practice for technology, media and telecommunications clients and was a member of the management committee. David has worked with many leading companies, such as Apple, Amazon.com, Centocor, Google, Lucent, Mercury Interactive and Netscape Communications Corp.
David is credited with negotiating and structuring the only four-way public company pooling-of-interests merger and was instrumental in the development of off-balance financing vehicles for the biotechnology industry. He also negotiated the first public company stock-for-stock acquisition by a U.S. company for a U.K. company. David was also instrumental in forming, and subsequently acting on the investment committee for, the Bay Area Equity Fund, a venture capital fund focused on a "double bottom line" return - both economic return and community development - for Northern California.
From 1984 through 1987, David was an associate at the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and London, where he practiced corporate finance and securities law.
David received an A.B. from Harvard University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and a J.D. from Harvard Law School (cum laude), where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. David is a member of the Advisory Board of Granite Ventures, LLC and the Advisory Board for Partners for Growth, L.P., and he is a Trustee of The Branson School and ABC2, a non-profit foundation focused on cancer research. David is a director of Waterfront Media, Extend Health, Revolution Money and Exclusive Resorts.