Globespan Capital Partners
Based in Globespanís Boston office, Dave focuses on investments in infrastructure software and other technology solutions for IT organizations within larger enterprises. He also is actively involved with Globespanís CIO Advisory Board, a distinctive relationship with some of the nationís leading technology experts, which he helped to establish. Dave brings deep operating expertise in fast-growth environments, a strategic market view, and an intense commitment to help the firmís entrepreneurs achieve success. Daveís operating positions include leadership roles at then start-up Family Education Networkís (FEN) where he was instrumental in FENís rapid growth to its industry-leading position, with more than 4 million monthly visitors and a national network of more than 10,000 schools. FEN was acquired by Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO). Before joining FEN, Dave was at Trans National Group (TNG), where he successfully ran and sold TNGís start-up Canadian credit card business to Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) and was a member of the founding team that developed businesses in the US, the UK, France and Germany. Dave also contributed to TNGís venture investments group and was a Principal of JAFCO Ventures, where he focused on enterprise software opportunities. Dave currently serves on the boards of, Expressor Software, Fortisphere, Luidia and Q1 Labs and also leads Globespanís investments in Applied Identity, Instill and OpenPages.