DG is a co-founder and General Partner of Lvp.
David joined EA as the 11th employee in 1982 and went on to found the European business unit in 1986. Leading the unit from 1995 where he grew it to $1B in gross revenue and 1200 employees. David became part of the global management team based in California in 2004 after the European success. His expanded responsibility included international growth into Asia and he was responsible for nearly half of the company’s annual revenue when he departed in 2007 to return with his family to live in Europe.
David became CEO of Atari S.A. to complete a childhood dream of running the most famous name in computer games. The turnaround objective was marked by the successful sale of Atari’s physical distribution company, the privatisation of the US public entity and the purchase of Cryptic studios which delivered the majority of the company revenue and R&D spending into the new digital economy. In 2007 he was awarded an OBE on Her Majesty’s birthday honours list for services to British business and is Vice President of Games for BAFTA.