Dave  Girouard

Dave Girouard

Dave is founder and CEO of Upstart, a online lending platform that goes beyond the FICO score to finance people based on signals of their potential, including schools attended, area of study, academic performance, and work history.Previously, Dave was President of Google Enterprise. Over 8 years, he built Google�s billion dollar cloud apps business worldwide, including product development, sales, marketing, and customer support. Dave was SVP of products & marketing at Virage, a pioneer in video search technology. He started in Silicon Valley as a Product Manager at Apple. In earlier life, Dave was an associate in Booz Allen�s Information Technology practice in San Francisco. He started his career in software development with the Boston office of Accenture.Dave graduated from Dartmouth College with an AB in Engineering Sciences and a BE in Computer Engineering. He also graduated with an MBA from the Ross School at University of Michigan with high distinction.