Dave Andonian has over 35 years experience as an operating executive, in M&A and as an investor while growing technology-based software, hardware and marketing service companies. Dave has acquired or invested in more than 40 companies and has sat on 18 boards of directors of technology companies ranging from start-ups to publicly traded companies.
Dave currently serves on the board of Ticket Evolution and as board observer for YieldMo. Dave was also previously a board director representing Dace’s investment in Vitrue (acquired by Oracle Corporation), as well as for LocaModa (acquired by Monster Media LLC), Collecta and WhoBet.
Before founding Dace, Dave was an entrepreneur-in-residence for Flagship Ventures, in Cambridge, MA, and subsequently became chairman/CEO of Affinnova, a consumer marketing services company, (acquired by Nielsen N.V., NYSE: NLSN). He previously served as President and COO at CMGI, at the time the world’s largest Internet venture, incubating and operating company. At CMGI, Dave worked closely on the growth and IPO’s of Navisite (Nasdaq: NAVI) and Engage (OTC: ENGA), as well as AdSmart, AltaVista, iCast and others. Dave also held executive sales and marketing positions with PictureTel and at IBM where he was GM and VP of Worldwide Marketing for the PC Division.