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Co - Founder & General Partner at DCM
Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company, Co - Founder / CFO / CTO / Board of Directors at Japan Communications Inc., See All (3)
Stanford University, Brown University

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David Chao is a Managing General Partner at Doll Capital Management (DCM), a Silicon Valley venture capital firm. David Chao has been active in the information technology industry, participating in the fastest growing sectors of computers, communication, and the Internet industries since the mid 1980's. At DCM, he assists the portfolio companies in formulating corporate and product marketing strategies, developing strong management teams, and implementing domestic and international partnerships.

Prior to joining DCM, David was a founding team member of Japan's first wireless reseller.

He assumed the CFO and CTO roles to manage two financial rounds. David serves on the Boards of, Ecast, eDreams,, Recourse Technologies and is an advisory committee member for The Thacher School.

He is also a member of M.I.T.'s Entrepreneur Business Plan Review Committee.

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