David oversees Bertram Capital’s business development team, where he directs sourcing, investment opportunity assessment and intermediary relationship development. David is also responsible for developing and managing corporate development office relationships. Prior to Bertram, David was President and CEO of The Gemesis Corporation, an early innovator in diamond growth technology. At Ask.com (IAC) David's leadership launched Ask Jeeves from the 312th ranked Internet site to the 12th largest site on the Web and built the company into one of the most widely recognized Internet brands. David held senior management positions at Iomega, establishing the company's presence as Managing Director of the Asia Pacific region and subsequently running the $1B North American Sales and Marketing Division. David began his career at Gates Energy Products/Energizer Power Systems. In addition to his work with Bertram Capital, David was elected to serve as the President of the Association for Corporate Growth, New York Chapter.