David Feinleib

Entrepreneur, operating exec, and investor.
David Feinleib is the author of Why Startups Fail: And How Yours Can Succeed. He also writes The Next Big Thing, a widely read blog on Forbes.com covering startups, venture capital, and big data.

Mr. Feinleib is co-founder of Speechpad, a leader in crowdsourced transcription services. Previously he was a General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, a $2B venture capital firm. Prior to Mohr Davidow, Mr. Feinleib founded Likewise Software, which was acquired by EMC, and Consera Software, which was acquired by HP. He began his career at Microsoft. Mr. Feinleib holds a BA Summa Cum Laude from Cornell University and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He is a six time marathon finisher and Ironman.

*Watch David Feinleib at the Fail Conference debate Part I: http://vimeo.com/53683916

**Watch David Feinleib's full speech at http://vimeo.com/53683911

***David Feinleib's presentation at Creative Media Days: http://www.slideshare.net/iMinds/fail-conference-2012-david-feinleib


Participates in following conferences:
Fail conference