Chairman & Co-Founder
David Blundin is Chairman, co-founder, and former CEO of Cogo Labs. In addition to his role at Cogo Labs, David is currently a Managing Partner at Link Ventures and Chairman of the Board at Vestmark, where he served as CEO from 2001 to 2008. Previously, he was Chief Technologist at Vignette Corporation.
Prior to Vignette, David was the founder, CEO and Chairman of DataSage, Inc. DataSage was acquired by Vignette in a half-billion dollar transaction in January of 2000. DataSage’s software enabled businesses to centrally capture and analyze all of their electronic interactions and use that information to personalize interactions with customers.
Prior to 1997, David was President and CEO of Cirrus Recognition Systems, a data mining software company. Previously, he was among the first ten employees at MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) and served on MicroStrategy’s board of directors in 2003 and 2004.
David received a B.S. in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he researched neural network technology at MIT’s renowned Artificial Intelligence laboratory. Currently, he is a limited partner in three Boston area venture funds, a co-founding board member of a hedge fund that employs data mining techniques, and a board member at several technology start-up companies.