David is a petrol head. But also aware the automotive and motorsport world is changing. David has 20 years of experience with start-ups and scale-ups, including IPOs and exits in the US and UK. One of the founding team of Intelisys, owned by Chase Manhattan Bank, he then was part of the founding team at Commerce One based in Silicon Valley who IPO’d on NASDAQ in the dot-com boom and were the biggest Ecommerce Stock. David was then involved with Palo Alto base SAP Ariba and other US companies. He is currently the CEO and Co-founder of Pario Ventures based in New York and London and has invested in various US firms including Rivian, DataDog, Sono Motors, Nimble Commerce. Also involved with Motorsport F1 legends Brabham. Mentor at Boston-based Mass Challenge.