David Bill serves as a trusted advisor to a host of interesting high-growth startups including Wanelo, LiveFyre, and True & Co. He is also a mentor at Highway1, and the Founding Advisor at Freestyle Capital which has been investing in stellar founders since 2009.
A technology leader and entrepreneur for more than 20 years, David has been building and scaling innovative online services since the earliest days of the web.
As CTO / Co-founder of enterprise social media startup CoTweet (acquired by ExactTarget) and CTO for Spinner.com (acquired by AOL) David delivered highly successful outcomes while inspiring teams and having fun along the way.
Those experiences have brought David a deep understanding of how to rapidly scale both technology stacks and organizations in the face of relentless change, a wisdom which he brings to the collection of successful startups he advises.
When not taking on near-impossible technology challenges David indulges his passion for food, his love of travel, and hacks his home lighting systems to provide ambient information.
He can generally be found discussing neuroscience and philosophy at whichever San Francisco restaurant has opened most recently.
He holds a number of patents and a Doctorate in Foosball.
2010 - Jan, 2012
2009 - Jan, 2012
CTO / Co - Founder
Dec, 2007 - Jul, 2008
Senior Director, Technology Strategy
1999 - Jan, 2007
Dec, 1997 - May, 1999
Director, Systems Development
1996 - Jan, 1997
Software Engineer / Manager
1991 - Jan, 1996