David Shapiro, M.B.A.
David has over 25 years experience as an investor, with expertise across early and late stage venture capital, growth investing, and secondary deals. He currently is the Founding Managing Partner of Blue Ivy Ventures, a private, for-profit venture fund for Yale alums to invest in alumni related businesses. Previously, he was Senior VP Corporate Development and Business Development for DataXu, a marketer-aligned data and analytics company. Prior to that, he was a Director with the global venture and private equity firm 3i, and Co-founder and COO of Exygy, a startup focused on GPS and wireless technology. He also worked in the PE group at GE Asset Management, specializing in late stage venture and growth capital opportunities. David received his BA in History from Yale in 1991 and MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.