VCJ Fact Sheet for David Britts
Education: B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley (Economics); M.B.A. from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania
Work History: Partner, ComVentures (8/02 – present); General Partners, J.P. Morgan Partners (1999-7/02); Director of Global Communications Equipment, Credit Suisse First Boston (1998); Director of Communications Technology, DMG Group; Lehman Brothers
Current Board Seats: Metro-Optix Corp.; Narus Inc. (observer); Gluon Networks Inc. (observer); PortalPlayer Inc. (observer)
Other Investments: Aristos Logic Corp.; DemandVideo; Hotrail Inc.; Lutris Technologies Inc.; Instill Corp.; Intira Corp.; Pluris Inc.; Quicksilver Technology Inc.; SageMetrics;
Investment Focus: Communications technology
Greatest Accomplishment: Helping to build up the West Coast practice of JPMorgan Partners (formerly known as Chase Capital Partners).
Greatest Mistake: Second round investment in Intira Corp., a telecom company that has since gone bankrupt.
Personal: Wife and four daughters.
Favorite Movie: Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid
Favorite Book: It’s Not About The Bike: My Journey Back to Life, by Lance Armstrong
Favorite Meal: Breakfast
Wheels: BMW 740
If you weren’t a VC, you’d be an… Entrepreneur
Pet Peeve: People who are not honest
Did You Know? David and his wife are high school sweethearts from Menlo-Atherton High School in Menlo Park, Calif.
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