David Lawee is a Canadian born entrepreneur. He earned a philosophy degree at the University of Western Ontario, a law degree at the McGill University Faculty of Law and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Lawee currently works at Google as a partner in Google's growth equity fund, Google Capital, which he founded.
Lawee's experience as a serial entrepreneur, VC and leader of Google's M&A organization, gives him a unique lens on technology growth equity investing. He is extremely well respected in Silicon Valley. Prior to starting Google Capital, Lawee led Google's M&A team for 5 years completing over 100 acquisitions for the company. Before that, Lawee was the VP of marketing at Google, leading consumer, B2B and channel marketing worldwide. Before joining Google, Lawee was a co-founder of Xfire, acquired by Viacom for $108M. Before that he was the co-founder of Mosaic Venture Partners, a $130M VC fund based in Toronto. Lawee started his career at McKinsey & Co..
Lawee is married to Lorna Borenstein, who launched eBay Canada, was later head of Yahoo Personals, and was then president of Move Inc, the operator of Realtor.com until she resigned in March 2009.
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