Partner and Head of SPAC Strategy
David joined JANA in 2010. He leads JANA’s SPAC efforts, serving on JANA’s behalf as a director of BlackSky Technology Inc. following its merger with Osprey Technology Acquisition Corp. (a SPAC co-sponsored by JANA) where he served on JANA’s behalf as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Osprey Technology. He previously served as a co-PM of certain JANA hedge fund strategies.
Before joining JANA, David was the MD of New Mountain Capital and the PM of the New Mountain Vantage Fund (2005-2010). Prior to that, he was an associate PM at Neuberger Berman (2002-2005), a member of the acquisitions team at Starwood Capital Group (1999-2002) and an analyst at Tiger Management (1998-1999). David received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business (1998) and an AB in Government from Harvard College with honors (1992).