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Director-at-large @
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2 Investments in 1 Company
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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David Windley, the leader of Yahoo!'s global HR team, is responsible for driving Yahoo!'s worldwide strategies around talent, culture and organization effectiveness. The HR team designs and implements programs to attract, develop, and engage talent, and facilitate the building of high performing organizations. Yahoo! has been listed among Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work. Prior to his current position, David was Vice President of Human Resources and led the Yahoo! line HR team that supported the business organizations.

David's extensive experience in the high tech industry includes executive positions at Microsoft, Intuit, and Silicon Graphics (SGI). As an HR executive at Microsoft, he supported the Chief Operating Officer. He was responsible for Microsoft's international HR, and his team also supported sales, service, marketing, business segments, operations and IT. David also served as the VP of HR at Intuit for all of their business units and was SGI's VP of Human Resources where he co-led the HR function. While at SGI, David worked in Switzerland supporting the European region and later in Singapore supporting the Asia Pacific region.

David also held human resource management roles in the construction & engineering, insurance, and entertainment-software industries. He has an MBA from San Francisco State University and a BS from San Diego State University.

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Director-at-large

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)
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Mar, 2008
Sep, 2012
Chief Human Resources Officer
2006
2008
Vice President Human Resources
2003
2006
GM Human Resources, COO Group
2001
2003
VP Human Resources
1991
2001
VP Human Resources

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  • Investor / Advisor
    Jun 1, 2014

Investments (2)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2016$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2013$730k / SeedPersonal Investment

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