David Liddle
Past Co-Chairman of the Board

  • General Partner at U.S. Venture Partners (2000 - )
  • Former VP and General Manager of the System Development Division at Xerox
  • Founder, president and CEO of Metaphor which was acquired by IBM in 1991, which named him Vice President of Business development for IBM Personal Systems.
  • Member of NRC/NAS Computer Science and Telecommunications Board (CSTB)
  • Trustee of the Public Library of Science
  • Member of the B612 Foundation Board
  • Chair of the Stanford School of Engineering Advisory Committee, and serves on the Board of SRI International
  • Served on the board of directors of Sybase, Broderbund Software, Borland International and Ticketmaster, and is currently on the board of the New York Times Company
  • Former Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Santa Fe Institute
  • Served on the DARPA Information Science and Technology Committee, and on the Board of the College of Engineering at both UC Berkeley and at the University of Michigan
  • Senior Fellow of the Royal College of Art in London
  • Served on the board of the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose through 2004.
  • BSEE from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. from the University of Toledo, in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Retired president and CEO of business incubator Interval Research Corporation, co-founded with Paul Allen in 1992.