Dave Gilboa is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Warby Parker, a transformative fashion brand offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses.
Prior to Warby Parker, Dave was an Associate at merchant bank Allen & Company and, earlier, worked at Bain & Company. He also served as Special Assistant to the Founder and CEO of the TriZetto Group, and has held strategy and business development roles at Genomic Health and Crescendo Bioscience.
Dave has worked extensively with non-profit organizations, and serves as a founding member of the Entrepreneur Board of Venture for America, an organization dedicated to mobilizing graduates as entrepreneurs in low-cost cities.
Born in Sweden and raised in San Diego, Dave graduated with a BS in Bioengineering with Honors from UC Berkeley and holds an MBA from Wharton Business School.
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
2009 - Current (over 7 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
|Feb, 2016||LOLA||$3M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2015||Omaze||$9M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2014||ALOHA||$4.5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2013||Darby Smart||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2013||Pickwick & Weller||$2M / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2012||YourMechanic||$1.8M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2012||Omaze||$1M / Angel||Personal Investment|
Upcoming Event Appearances (1)
November 09, 2016 - November 13, 2016
12:00am - 11:30pm
Civic Hall / NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York, New York, United States
The Fast Company Innovation Festival will span the city, showcasing the most intriguing stories of innovation, creativity, and leadership.