David leads MMC's Research team, which provides MMC with a deep and differentiated understanding of the technologies, themes and sectors in which it invests. David has a focus on emerging technologies - AI, Blockchain and Quantum Computing. David also has eight years of entrepreneurial leadership experience in early-stage companies, having served as the founding CEO and CFO, respectively, of two consumer service technology companies, and is an advisor to a range of early-stage ventures.
Previously, David was an equity research analyst and investor in the European technology sector, at Goldman Sachs in London and a hedge fund in New York.
Talks I've Given
Quantum Computing Startup Panel Discussion
Featuring Simon Gold, David Kelnar, Peter Leek, Steve Brierley, Chris Erven and Vid Stojevic
This event will be a panel discussion featuring founders of UK quantum computing startups and London based investors in the field of quantum computing, and will be followed by a catered networking event. We will be discussing the unique challenges involved in setting up a company in this industry...exploration data startup venturecapital quantumcomputing