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Primary Role
Managing Director @
Investments
18 Investments in 6 Companies
Born:
August 12, 1926
Gender:
Male
Location:
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Website:
http://www.sierraventures.com
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Dave joined Sierra in 1996. Prior to joining the venture capital community, Dave's professional career began at Lockheed Corporation in the software engineering department. Following his tenure there, he joined Sun Microsystems in sales and sales management. In 1991 Schwab co-founded Scopus Technology with a fellow Sun sales manager and two other executives. While at Scopus, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Scopus was taken public and subsequently acquired by Siebel Systems.

Dave holds a Masters in aerospace engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard University.

Lockheed Corporation, 1979-1984, Engineering , Sun Microsystems, 1986-1991, Sales Management , Scopus Technology, Inc., 1991-1996, Co-founder & Vice President of Sales , Sierra Ventures, 1996-Present

Directorships of Public and Acquired Companies : 360Commerce, Inc. (Acquired by Oracle) , CrossLogix (Acquired by BEA Systems, Inc.) , Interact Commerce Corp. (IACT-NASD) , Knova (Merger of Kanisa and Service Ware) , Micromuse (MUSE-NASD) , Motiva (Acquired by Siebel Systems) , Onlink Technologies (Acquired by Siebel Systems)

Directorships of Private Companies : Accruent , ClearApp (formerly Acsera) , Corrigo , CSS SlashSupport , DBS Communications , Infoton , Opalis , SeeCommerce,Vykor,ZillionTV, Zoom Systems

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Chairman and Board Member

Founder & Managing Director

Jan, 2014 - Current   (over 2 years)

Board Member / interim CEO

2014 - Current   (over 2 years)

Managing Director

1996 - Current   (over 20 years)
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
May, 2016$4.25M / Seed (Lead)
Feb, 2015$2.62M / Seed
Sep, 2014undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2013$2M / Series C
May, 2013$6.7M / Series F
Sep, 2010$6.25M / Venture
Jan, 2009$20M / Series E
Oct, 2008$2M / Series B
Apr, 2008$15M / Venture
Jun, 2007$10M / Series E (Lead)
Apr, 2007$5M / Series D
Oct, 2006$35M / Series D
Jul, 2005$12M / Series B
Jun, 2005$10M / Series D (Lead)
Apr, 2005$10M / Series C
Apr, 2004undisclosed amount / Series B
Oct, 2003$6.7M / Venture
Oct, 2002undisclosed amount / Series B

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