Today, he is the Co-Founder and CEO of Path. The simple and private way to share life with close friends and family.
Previously, as an early member of the Facebook team, Dave played a variety of product, marketing, strategy, and management roles in expanding the Facebook ecosystem to over 600 million people worldwide.
Most recently, Dave was a co-inventor of Facebook Connect which was created to make the Internet a more social place. Facebook Connect is now used by over 1 million websites and applications to empower over 150 million users to connect and share with their friends across the Web, the iPhone, and many other devices and consoles.
Earlier, Dave was a co-inventor of the revolutionary Facebook Platform, the world’s first social platform. Since launch, the multi-billion dollar Facebook Platform ecosystem has grown to include over 1 million developers and entrepreneurs in 190 countries who have created over 500,000 applications. People on Facebook install over 20 million applications every day.
Prior to Facebook, Dave held positions at Apple in product and marketing. In his college dorm room, he also founded a small design focused Internet company called DM Design Studios.
A passionate and well received speaker, Dave has delivered keynotes and spoken at events worldwide such as South by Southwest, Future of Web Apps, Web 2.0 Expo, Le Web, Microsoft MIX, O’Reilly Foo Camp, and Facebook f8.
In 2010, Dave was named #74 on the Silicon Valley 100 by Business Insider. He was also awarded the TechFellow Award by TechCrunch and Founders Fund in Product Design.
Dave was named #16 of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company in 2009.
Dave received a degree in Economics and Business from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Dave grew up under the big sky of Montana where he was ranked as one of the top downhill ski racers in the United States. Today, he lives and works in beautiful San Francisco.
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