BUSINESS BOOK WORTH READING
The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
John Mulaney, Mike Birbiglia, Dave Chappelle
The Kinks, Imagine Dragons, Vance Joy, Jack Johnson
QUOTE TO LIVE BY
"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." - Albert Einstein
David Kerr joined Allos Ventures in June of 2018. A career entrepreneur with expertise in building and growing tech companies, David brings more than two decades of experience in executive management, business development, international, fundraising, sales and marketing.
David was most recently CEO of Octiv, a B2B Saas company focused on document generation and contract lifecycle management that was acquired by Conga, an Insight Ventures portfolio company in April 2018. Prior to Octiv, David served as VP and General Manager at Groupon and General Manager of eCommerce at Angie’s List. David also held an international post as president of GHX Europe. He also led GHX Mobile Solutions after NoInk, where he was President and CEO, was acquired by GHX.
David also served as Board Chairman of beauty ecommerce site Jada Beauty which was acquired by Sally Beauty Holdings (NYSE: SBH) and now operates as Loxa Beauty. He also is founder of Flatworld Equity LLC, a seed-stage fund, that was an early investor in the Erasmic Fund (now Accel India) and a member of Gravity Ventures an early-stage venture fund.
His early career included sales, marketing, research associate and executive leadership roles with Everypath, Cummins Engine Corporation and the Hudson Institute.
BA, Princeton University