David Thacker is an Associate Partner at Greylock Partners, which he joined in 2008. His areas of focus include consumer Internet and enterprise software. He played a key role in Greylock's investments in Cloudera and Pandora and is closely working with several portfolio companies including Auditude and [Oodle](company/oodle).
Prior to Greylock, David was a group product manager at Google. During his five years at Google, he oversaw the development of key components of the AdWords advertising system and led a product management team focused on new products for advertising agencies and strategic partners. In addition, David relocated to Europe for two years where he built Googleâ€™s product development organization in the region and drove the expansion of Googleâ€™s products into international markets.
Earlier in his career, David held product development, technical consulting and sales roles at pcOrder, an enterprise software company that provided e-commerce solutions to the computer industry. During this time, pcOrder held an initial public offering (NASDAQ: PCOR) and was later acquired by Trilogy Software. David has also worked at Credit Suisse First Boston, IBM, and Electronic Arts.
David holds a BA in Computer Science and Economics from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.