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David Sze


  Male      American      Entrepreneur



About Author

David Sze is an entrepreneur, investor, and managing partner at the venture capital firm Greylock Partners. His areas of focus include consumer Internet and services, media convergence, wireless data, and technology-assisted marketing services.

Sze personally led Greylock's investment in Facebook in early 2006 as well as investments in LinkedIn (Greylock held a 16% stake at the 2011 IPO) and Pandora (14% stake at 2011 IPO). Some current investments include Nextdoor (neighborhood social network) and Medium (the new storytelling experience founded by Ev Williams).

Sze has also been named to Forbes' prestigious Midas List multiple years in a row. In 2013, he was #10; in 2012, he was #4. Sze and Reid Hoffman also recently announced Greylock's XIV (14th) fund of $1 billion. It was announced that this fund would continue Greylock’s investment focus on consumer technology and enterprise technology companies.

While his fellow Greylock partners Aneel Bhusri and Reid Hoffman hold full-time jobs helping to run public companies, David Sze is focused solely on investing and is effectively seen as the CEO at the firm's Menlo Park, Calif.'s headquarters.

Sze served as head of product strategy at Excite and worked in product marketing at Electronic Arts and Crystal Dynamics before joining Greylock in 2000.

He holds a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Stanford University...


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