David Feinleib brings extensive entrepreneurial and operating experience to his role at MDV. He invests in Internet-enabled companies.
Prior to MDV, David ran a profitable online advertising business. He founded Likewise, a venture funded company providing interoperability software for mixed Windows and Linux environments. Before Likewise, David was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Ignition Partners, where he co-founded and was VP of Product Management at Consera Software (HPQ).
Prior to Consera, David co-founded and was CEO of onDevice (KEYN), a wireless software company.
Before onDevice, David led marketing and development teams at Microsoft.
He managed the Out of Box Experience team for Windows and worked on television and Internet access services. David’s first entrepreneurial endeavor was in junior high school when he developed and sold ShareWare programs.
David maintains a blog at www.vcdave.com. He sourced MDV’s investments in Fliqz, Genius, hi5, Infusion Software, Ironkey, and PBworks. He serves on the board of VirtuOz, and is a board observer at Visible Measures. He is also a director of Likewise .
David holds a B.A. from Cornell University, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.