David Thacker from Greylock

David Thacker

Partner at Greylock

San Francisco, CA, USA


Last updated January 20, 2021

One Sentence About Me  

The world has no shortages of problems that can be solved by invention of new products and services.

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

As a General Partner at Greylock, I lead investments (seed/early/growth) in technology startups and partner with entrepreneurs to help them with product strategy, growth, team-building, and monetization. I’m excited about new products and businesses at the intersection of consumer and enterprise technology.

Interesting Factoid

I'm in the credits in two EA video games


Languages

English

Countries Visited

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Mexico
Canada
Belgium
Germany
France
United Kingdom
Ireland
Netherlands
Spain
Sweden
Russia
Poland
Czech Republic
Austria
Italy
Greece
Turkey
Israel
Jordan
Switzerland
Belize
Costa Rica
Japan
South Korea
China

What I Do  


Professional Experience

Greylock

General Partner

Jun 2020 - Present
Greylock is a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm that has been an early backer of market-defining companies including Airbnb, LinkedIn, Facebook, Nextdoor, Workday, Okta and Palo Alto Networks. I lead investments (seed/early/growth) and partner with our portfolio companies to help them with product strategy, growth, team-building, and monetization

Vice President, Product Management & User Experience

May 2017 - May 2020
Responsible for Google's collaboration and productivity products including Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Meet, Chat, Voice, Sites, Keep, Forms and Classroom. In aggregate, these cloud applications (collectively known as Google Workspace) have >2 billion monthly active users across consumer, enterprise, and education segments. Google Workspace has 6 million paying businesses and is a key part of the Google Cloud business.
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Professional Expertise

Venture Capital
Product Management
User Experience
Online Advertising
Consumer Subscriptions
Social Networks
Mobile
E-commerce
SaaS

Professional Interests

Startups
Technology
Software
Marketplaces
Analytics
Startups
International Expansion
Consumer Internet
Mobile Applications
Strategic Partnerships

Investor

Pandora
Redfin
Wealthsimple

What I Stand For  

What Inspires Me  

Favorites  

Food & Drinks

In-N-Out
The Salt Lick BBQ
Torchy's Tacos

Sports, Teams, Athletes

Football
Basketball

Dallas Cowboys
Duke Blue Devils
Texas Longhorns
San Antonio Spurs

Brands

Google
Apple
Nike
Disney
Netflix

Education  

School

M.B.A. – Master of Business Administration

A.B. – Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science and Economics