David Krane serves as Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner at GV. He served as a Board Member at CircleUp Network. He co-manages the fund and invests in a wide range of technology companies including Uber, Nest and Urban Engines. David's Google career began 15 years ago, as director of Global Communications and Public Affairs. In this role, David oversaw the company's strategic communications programs worldwide and worked as a member of the senior leadership team to grow Google from a small startup to a multi-billion dollar global enterprise. David's prior professional experience spanned both startup and public companies, including Apple Computer, QUALCOMM, Four11 (now Yahoo! Mail), and two computer security software developers. David received his Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Indiana University Bloomington.