David is responsible for accounting operations, financial reporting and tax matters related to Sapphire Ventures’ direct and fund investments. He brings more than a decade of experience in accounting and finance to his role, with a strong focus on the asset management, technology and consumer Internet industries. Most recently, David served as a finance and accounting consultant to several venture capital firms, including Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Institutional Venture Partners. Previously, he was an accounting manager at a publicly-traded business development company and at one of the largest hedge funds on the West Coast.
David began his career as a financial auditor at Deloitte in San Francisco. He has spent a year cruising the Gulf of Mexico aboard a 42-foot sloop, backpacked from London to Athens and travelled extensively in Brazil and Thailand. David graduated from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.