David is an entrepreneur and has focused primarily on onshore and offshore oil and gas ventures over the past twenty years. At the same time, he has been a frequent investor in technology startups both in Texas and elsewhere and serves on the advisory board of the Mercury Fund based in Houston. Active in the community, he serves on the M.D. Anderson Board of Visitors, is the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Texas Heart Institute, and former President of the Development Board of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He co-founded Snap Diligence with Dan Weiss to bring to reality his vision of an information intelligence platform that helps people quickly make more informed decisions about potential partners, investors, customers and vendors.