David was previously a General Manager at Microsoft where he led Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Investments and Joint Ventures for the Windows and Online Services divisions. His operating experience includes managing global retail, telecom, media, payments and marketing partnerships for Microsoft’s services businesses and well as serving on the Board of Directors of MSNBC, CNBC, ninemsn (Australia) and several companies in China, Australia, Mexico and the Middle East.
Prior to Microsoft, David was a member of the Founding Team at EachNet, the leading Chinese e-commerce firm, that was acquired by eBay in 2003. In his time at The Boston Consulting Group (a global strategy consulting firm), David advised clients in the consumer goods, cement, oil and gas, infrastructure and media sectors in Asia. David has also worked as a Corporate Finance Analyst at JP Morgan.
David has an MBA from Harvard University. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Information Systems and Accounting from the University of New South Wales in Australia.