David Waxman is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and researcher with a strong background in technology, media, and music. As the founder of TenOneTen Ventures, he has been supporting and mentoring startups in Los Angeles for several years. Prior to that, he co-founded SpotRunner, a platform for TV advertising, PeoplePC, an internet service provider, and Firefly Network, a pioneer in online advertising. David also worked as a researcher and instructor at IRCAM, one of the most prestigious institutions in the world dedicated to music and sound research. He holds degrees from UC Berkeley and MIT, where he studied computer music and media.
David's expertise spans a wide range of areas, from technology entrepreneurship and venture capital to media buying and online advertising. His experience as a researcher and instructor has enabled him to master a complex field of study such as acoustics, sound synthesis, and computer music. David is passionate about investing in startups that use technology to solve real-world problems, as well as promoting entrepreneurship and innovation in Los Angeles. He is deeply knowledgeable about the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the city and has helped dozens of founders launch and grow successful companies.