David Strohm



Current Companies


Past Investments

AccelChip (Acquired by Xilinx in 2006), Acta Technologies (Acquired by Business Objects in 2002), CoWare (Acquired by Synopsys in 2009), Cygnus Solutions (Acquired by Red Hat in 1999), Decru (Acquired by Network Appliance in 2005), DoubleClick (IPO 1998), Edge Dynamics (Acquired by I-many in 2008), Forte Software (IPO 1996, Acquired by Sun Microsystems in 1999), Imperva (IPO 2011), Internet Security Systems (IPO 1998, Acquired by IBM in 2006), Kiva Software (Acquired by Netscape in 1997), Legato Systems (IPO 1995, Acquired by EMC in 2003), Mentor Graphics (IPO 1984), Mobile Automation (Acquired by iPass in 2004), Molecular Design (Acquired by Maxwell-Macmillan in 1987), Net Effect Systems (Acquired by Ask Jeeves in 1999), Sagent Technology (IPO 1999), Soft Switch (Acquired by Lotus in 1994), Storage Networks (IPO 2000), SuccessFactors (IPO 2007), Wily Technology (Acquired by CA in 2006), Xcellenet (IPO 1994, Acquired by Sterling Commerce in 1998), eMotion (Private), ePresence (IPO 1992)


Dave joined Greylock in 1980 and opened our west coast office in 1983. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Harvard Business School.

Dave is on the board of AtHoc, Bounty JobsEMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), Imperva (NYSE: IMPV),  MATRIXX Software, OpenDNS, Progreso Financiero, richrelevanceTabula and VMware.

Dave also led Greylock's prior involvement with companies such as CoWare (acquired by Synopsys) Doubleclick (Nasdaq:DCLK), Forte Software (acquired by Sun Microsystems), Kiva Software (acquired by Netscape), Legato Systems (acquired by EMC), Decru (acquired by Network Appliance), Internet Security Systems (acquired by IBM), Mentor Graphics, Mobile Automation (acquired by iPass), ccMail (acquired by Lotus/IBM), and Cygnus (acquired by RedHat), Net Effect Systems (acquired by Ask.com), Octane Software (acquired by Epiphany), Success Factors (SFSF) and Wily Technology (acquired by CA).