David is a founder of Vitruvian Partners. He has 16 years of experience in private equity during which time he has led successful leveraged buyout and growth capital investments in companies operating in Europe and the U.S. His focus includes the Technology, Internet, Financial Services and Business Services sectors. He also has responsibilities for the firm’s activities in the Benelux region and for the portfolio company value add programme.
Prior to Vitruvian, David was a Venture Partner at Apax Partners and previously held positions at Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers. He also has extensive entrepreneurial and operational experience having co-founded GoIndustry plc. He has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from Kellogg Business School.