Born in Miami Beach, Florida, David took an early interest in technology. At 7 years old, he built his first computer by harvesting parts from three broken computers his father brought home. At 9 years old, he began road cycling and raced competitively until he was 21.
Holding degrees in finance and economics from the University of Florida, David started his career as an IBM Watson consultant implementing artificial intelligence systems at Fortune 500 companies before resigning to pursue opportunities working with startups. He found his way into the Amazon space by working with an Amazon listing optimization company and quickly realized the potential of acquiring Amazon businesses.