David Gowdey joined TPG Growth in January 2012 to help build an internet practice within the firm and will focus on internet/digital deal across the globe. Prior to TPG, David was at Yahoo! for 12 years where he was the Head of International M&A on the Corporate Development team. In this role, David led all transactions for Yahoo! outside of the U.S., including acquisitions, investments, strategic partnerships and new market development. David represented Yahoo! as a non-executive director on the board of seven companies. In 2011, David was also the Managing Partner at Xplorer Capital, a growth equity investment firm focused on internet and digital media opportunities in the emerging markets.