With more than 30 years of C-suite and consulting experience, Dave has particular expertise in business model innovation, which is the focus of his current professional practice. His innovation skills began with 10 years in product development in large corporations (Monsanto, P&G), 18 years in consulting (McKinsey, Technology Pathfinders and now Business Model Innovation LLC), and 10 years as CEO of three Silicon Valley start-ups (Mendel, Acumen, Kinestral.) At McKinsey, Dave led the global innovation practice. Dave also has over 50 board-years of experience on numerous companies’ Boards of Directors so he has significant experience with governance. Dave has worked with numerous venture capital firms including Kleiner Perkins, Khosla Ventures, 5AM, and Versant Ventures. As a product development practitioner, startup executive, consultant and board member, Dave brings a deep and diverse set of experiences to every business situation.