David Travers, Partner
David Travers grew up working every odd job in his family’s business. His admiration for business creators began with his Dad and has grown into a passion for providing entrepreneurs with the capital and support to help them succeed. David’s technology and media experience are instrumental to his investment and advisory work at Rustic Canyon.
Prior to joining Rustic Canyon in 2005, David served as Executive Assistant to the National Security Advisor in the White House and was awarded the Secretary of Defense’s Award for Outstanding Public Service. Previously, David worked on corporate strategy at The Walt Disney Company and helped launch Disney’s credit card business.
David loves sports and his favorite activities include going to yoga class with his wife, playing at the park with his kids and working to support his favorite after school program, LA’s BEST.
Education: David earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Stanford University.
- Docstoc (acquired by Intuit)
- Mertado (acquired by Groupon)