David is the Portfolio Manager in charge of the South Austrian Venture Capital Fund. David was previously the General Manager, Uber (Australia & NZ) and opened Uber’s operations in Australia in 2012. He previously worked as an Analyst at US VC firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson from 2008 to 2010. He was involved in sourcing companies, structuring transactions and serving as a Board observer for a range of software and hardware companies. Prior to joining DFJ, David was a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company working in Sydney and London. David gained startup experience as the 6th employee of Strategic Data Management, ranked in 2002 as the tenth fastest growing company in Australia (acquired by ASX:DWS). Later, he helped open seven stores of the fifth fastest growing franchise of 2007, Wok In a Box. He received a B.Eng. (IT&T) and B.Fin. from Adelaide University, where he graduated with First Class Honours.