David Unsworth oversees and manages the RBC Venture Partners portfolio. David joined RBC Venture Partners in 2001 and has led direct investments in a broad range of enterprise, security and mobile applications. Prior to his career in venture capital David had a successful track record within RBC Financial Group in e-commerce strategy development, IT project management and retail and commercial banking. David currently serves on the board of directors of Verafin Inc., IGLOO Software, JANA and is Chairman of the Board of eSentire Inc. David managed the investment and served on the board of Viigo Inc (acquired by RIMM), and was an observer on the board of Varicent Software (acquired by IBM), Tacit Software Inc.(acquired by ORCL) and Lumeta Corporation. David is an active in the start-up community in Toronto and Waterloo as a mentor to participants in the Communitech, JOLT Co. and Extreme Start-Ups accelerator programs. In addition he is a member of the CVCA’s Private Capital editorial board and a frequent contributor to Private Capital Magazine. David obtained an MBA from Queen's University, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP). He is also a graduate of the NVCA's Venture Capital Institute and the Rotman SME Board Effectiveness Program.