David Lawee is Founder and General Partner of CapitalG. Previously, David was Google’s Vice President of Corporate Development, managing the company’s acquisitions and investments. Over David’s five-year tenure, Google acquired approximately 100 companies. Before that, as Google’s first Vice President of Marketing, David managed all of Google’s consumer, advertiser, and partner marketing globally.
Before joining Google, David was a founder of Xfire, a leading online gaming community, which was acquired by Viacom. Previously, David co-founded three other start-ups, including Mosaic Venture Partners, a leading Toronto-based venture capital firm. He also worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.
David holds degrees in law and philosophy from McGill University and the University of Western Ontario, respectively, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.