David joined Celtic House in 2000. He has over 20 years’ experience in corporate and intellectual property law, counseling entrepreneurs, management and investors on company formation, governance, financing, technology transfers, M&A and IPOs. David is an investment partner at Celtic House, and also oversees the firm’s operational, legal and investor relations functions. He has negotiated over 100 venture capital investments in more than 50 start-up companies and has represented Celtic House on over 20 successful M&A and IPO transactions. His past investments include Camilion Solutions (acquired by SAP), DragonWave (TSX:DWI), Synad Technologies (acquired by STMicroelectronics), and ViXS Systems (TSX:VXS). David’s current investments and directorships include Avvasi, Diablo Technologies, Graphite Software, and Nuvyyo. Prior to joining Celtic House, David spent five years as a corporate and intellectual property lawyer at Gowlings LLP, one of Canada’s largest law firms. He received a B.A. from Queen’s University, an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario, and is called to the bar in Ontario.