Dave is an Operating Partner at Khosla Ventures, where he works with portfolio companies on all matters related to talent.
Most recently, Dave built and led the executive recruiting function at Google, responsible for all executive hiring globally across all parts of Google. Dave’s remit expanded over time to include career mobility for Google’s executives, diversity in senior hiring, and succession planning.
Prior to Google, Dave was a partner at both Spencer Stuart and Korn Ferry, working with primarily tech clients on talent assessment and senior executive hiring needs.
Earlier in his career, Dave was a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company, and began his career as an aerospace engineer working on classified aircraft design programs in the defense industry.
Dave holds both a B.S. and M.S. in Aerospace Engineering as well as an MBA.