David brings over 40 years of experience as a venture capitalist, international management consultant, attorney and software/systems engineer and manager to the Attensity board. Since 2006, David Hartford is one of ten founding partners of Swiss aeris CAPITAL AG, a large global private equity firm. He splits his time between the direct investment team and the private equity fund investment team and serves on the boards of directors of DecisionView, Livescribe, Inc., and Rotani, and is a board observer at Proximetry. David was elected four times to the board of the European Venture Capital Association, served one year on the board’s Executive Committee, and served as Chairman of evca’s Central and Eastern European Advisory Committee from 1995 – 2000. David Hartford received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and his B.Sc. degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He also completed the Advanced Executive Program “Competing in a Global Environment” at The Anderson School at UCLA. David is an Adjunct Professor in Entrepreneurship at the Haas Graduate School of Business at the University of California – Berkeley, and previously was an Adjunct Professor of Finance at California State University – East Bay, teaching New Venture Finance in CSU’s Hayward and Moscow programs.