David Krane

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David Krane
Born David Krane
Nationality United States
Alma mater Indiana University Bloomington
Known for Google Ventures

David Krane is a general partner at Google Ventures, where he is the investor responsible for Uber, Nest Labs, HomeAway, and Blue Bottle Coffee.[1] He was Google employee #84.[2] As director of Global Communications and Public Affairs, Krane oversaw the company's communications programs worldwide, and was a member of the senior leadership team that grew Google from a small startup to a global enterprise.[3]

Krane received his Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Indiana University Bloomington.[4] He currently serves on the Dean’s advisory board for the IU School of Informatics and Computer Science.[5] David is also a trustee of San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum of Art.[6]


  1. ^ "Google Ventures Team". Google Ventures. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Google Ventures Team". Google Ventures. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "CrunchBase David Krane". CrunchBase. 
  4. ^ "Google’s David Krane draws on IU journalism experience for ‘clarity, focus’". Indiana University. 
  5. ^ "School of Informatics and Computing Dean’s Advisory Council". Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Contemporary Jewish Museum Board of Trustees". thecjm.org.