David Feinleib, is the Managing Director of The Big Data Group, providing advisory and consulting services to technology buyers and vendors. David is a serial entrepreneur, founder of four companies, two with exits to HP and EMC and has authored the books Why Startups Fail, The Big Data Landscape, Big Data Demystified: How Big Data Is Changing The Way We Live, Love And Learn, Big Data Bootcamp: What Managers Need to Know to Profit from the Big Data Revolution and How Yours Can Succeed as well as a contributor to Forbes.com.
David Feinleib started his career at Microsoft age 16. He was a General Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, a $2B venture capital firm in Menlo Park, California. Prior to Mohr Davidow, David founded Likewise Software, which was acquired by EMC, and Consera Software, which was acquired by HP. He is also co-founder of Speechpad, the leader in online video transcription.
The producer of The Big Data Landscape, David has spoken or met with more than 200 Big Data companies of all sizes from Fortune 100 to seed-funded startups. His Big Data Trends presentation and Big Data Landscape have together been viewed more than 150,000 times and are designed to help organisations understand what Big Data means for them and how to gain competitive advantage from it.
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