David Thacker

David Thacker

Menlo Park, California, United States
Member since November 01, 2010
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Harvard , MBA

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David joined Greylock in 2008. His areas of focus include consumer Internet and enterprise software. He played a key role in Greylock's investments in Cloudera and Pandora and is closely working with several portfolio companies including Auditude,Oodle, Redfin and TellApart. David is currently on the board of directors at Gowalla, a location-based mobile social network.

Prior to Greylock, David was a group product manager at Google. During his five years at Google, he oversaw the development of key components of the AdWords advertising system and led a product management team focused on new products for advertising agencies and strategic partners. In addition, David relocated to Europe for two years where he built Google’s product development organization in the region and drove the expansion of Google’s products into international markets. 

Earlier in his career, David held product development, technical consulting and sales roles at pcOrder, an enterprise software company that provided e-commerce solutions to the computer industry. During this time, pcOrder held an initial public offering (NASDAQ: PCOR) and was later acquired by Trilogy Software. David has also worked at Credit Suisse First Boston, IBM, and Electronic Arts. 

David holds a BA in Computer Science and Economics from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.