Co-founder & Managing Partner
Artia is COO at Overnight, a mobile app for booking same-day stays with local hosts. Artia was previously on the investment team at Greycroft Partners based in Los Angeles, where his responsibilities included evaluating investment opportunities, sourcing new deals, and working with existing portfolio companies in the Internet and digital media sectors.
Artia is also a three-time entrepreneur, having founded two online education technology startups and later having built and sold an online social shopping platform. Prior to this, he worked at L.E.K. Consulting as a management consultant, where he served clients in the media & entertainment, technology, health sciences, and consumer products industries.
Artia graduated with Honors from Columbia University with a B.S. in Operations Research and Minors in English and Economics.
Co-founder & Managing PartNer
David is Director, Business Development and Strategy at Adobe since Adobe acquired Livefyre in May 2016. David was Chief Operating Officer of Livefyre, a leading SaaS company that provides social marketing software to media companies and brands. David was previously on the investment team at Greycroft Partners based in New York, where he focused on evaluating investment opportunities, sourcing new deals, and working with portfolio companies in the Internet and digital media sectors.
Prior to Greycroft, David worked at Marakon, a boutique strategy consultancy, advising companies in the technology, digital media, and retail industries on a broad set of strategic challenges, including organic and acquisitive growth strategy, portfolio management, and new product/offer development. David’s background is in engineering, and he has held positions at Medtronic and IBM where he designed and programed microprocessors.
David graduated magna cum laude and with distinction from Duke University with a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.