David Powell, Jr. joined DPI in 1990 and has been running the business for the past decade.  He has led successful Board, CEO, and officer-level searches in finance, marketing, sales, engineering, operations, and information technology.  Dave has been a leader in establishing the firm’s outstanding reputation in the client and candidate communities over the past three decades.

Dave has led successful searches for a broad array of clients such as GoPro, Juniper Networks, Inc., Micron Technology, Inc., and Lam Research Corp.; as well as the key portfolio companies of Oak Investment Partners, Canaan Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Hummer Winblad, and North Bridge Venture Partners, to name a few.  

Prior to joining DPI, Dave worked for Ingram Micro, a multi-billion dollar international distributor of computer hardware, software, and peripherals in account management and channel marketing.

Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Dave received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley.  He enjoys cooking, music, fly fishing and spending time with his family.

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