General Management and Growth Strategy
Dave is a partner at Chameleon Collective focusing growth strategy, innovation and organizational effectiveness. Dave has spent his 25+ year career innovating new products and leading teams in a wide variety of industries both at fortune 500 companies and at category-leading startups. He is deeply experienced in identifying and vetting new opportunities and new markets, and has a proven track record building teams and cultures that can execute in fast-moving environments. Dave’s past roles include SVP & GM of Games at Viacom, CEO of social media startup We Heart It, founder/VP product of Rhapsody, CMO at Atom Entertainment and head of marketing roles at DoubleClick and CitySearch.
Dave brings a strategic, analytically driven approach to every business challenge he takes on and loves to “solving the puzzle” of unlocking growth in new and existing markets. He brings particular expertise in content and media where he has scaled multiple online content businesses to reach tens of millions of users.
Dave has BA from Colgate University and is a regular guest lecturer and mentor in the entrepreneurship program at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.