David is a Venture Partner. Located in San Jose, California, he assists with the portfolio management of a select number of our US portfolio companies. Outside his work for Cipio, David is a managing partner at a Silicon Valley growth equity firm. David, having previously been a senior principal with Cipio, joined us from NESBIC CTE, a European investment firm, where he invested in Software and Digital Media companies. Previously, David was an investment banker with BNP Paribas and Lehman Brothers.

He holds an MBA from Wharton and graduated from IEP Paris’ Masters in Economics and Finance and in Political Sciences. David also earned an undergraduate law degree from Sorbonne University.

Title Venture Partner
Function Portfolio Management
Location San Jose, California
Email dmes [at] cipiopartners.com