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David Aronoff

David is a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners whose investment interests and experience include the semiconductor, internet & mobile infrastructure, data center, video and digital media sectors. David currently manages the firm’s New York City office and sits on the boards Flybridge portfolio companies BetterCloud, Bitsight Technologies, Immedia Semiconductor, Sand9 and T2 Biosystems and led the firm’s investment in Apiary. He was previously a director at Blackwave, Calxeda, CHiL Semiconductor (acquired by International Rectifier), Crashlytics (acquired by Twitter), JouleX (acquired by Cisco) and MOBIVOX (acquired by SabSe).

Prior to joining the firm in June 2005, David spent nearly a decade focusing on early-stage investing at Greylock Partners where he led several of the firm’s successful investments in the communications and systems markets. During his time at Greylock, he built a strong investment track record including investments in Akara (acquired by CIENA), Cimaron (acquired by AMCC), e-Dial (acquired by Alcatel), Ikanos (IPO), Sandburst (acquired by Broadcom), SiTera (acquired by Vitesse), Xedia (acquired by Lucent) and Xros (acquired by Nortel).

Prior to Greylock, David held management roles at Chipcom, an enterprise network equipment vendor where he led development efforts in Ethernet bridges, switches and routers. While working full-time on his MBA, David co-founded the Attitude Network (acquired by TheGlobe.com), an Internet content startup with the top two game sites of the day, HappyPuppy.com and GamesDomain.com. Earlier in his career he held technical positions at Bell Labs where he developed secure network systems.

David holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Vermont, cum laude and with college honors, an MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Southern California, and an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.

David currently serves on the Board of Trustees for MassTLC, the advisory board of the Global Semiconductor Alliance, the advisory board for the University of Vermont’s College of Business, the board of trustees of the Rashi School, co-chairs the JewishBoston.com Advisory Board, and serves as a trustee for Lyndon Institute.

David’s blog, the diary of a Geek VC, can be found at www.geekvc.com. Click here to follow him on twitter.

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