As a Director at Verizon Ventures, Dave is responsible for identifying investment and partnership opportunities focused on networking, infrastructure and hardware platforms that enable mobile transactions. He brings extensive product management and engineering expertise to Verizon Ventures, having spent more than 12 years in advanced R&D creating forward-looking technologies, leading joint ventures and overseeing innovation programs for commercial, military and federal clients at Telcordia Technologies, Bellcore and Bell Labs. Dave is an active angel investor, a founding Partner at Day2 Ventures, sits on the Technology Advisory Board at Ben Franklin Technology Partners, and co-founded GoodCompany Ventures, a venture incubator that uses the tools and resources of the VC community to help entrepreneurs implement innovative ideas for social impact. Dave has authored more than 50 published papers and is an inventor on over 70 granted and pending patents. He earned a MS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University followed by a MBA from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.