Norwest Venture Partners, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based multi-stage investment firm, added Dave Zilberman to the investment team as a General Partner.
Zilberman has been working with early stage companies as an operator, advisor and investor for over 20 years. He joins Norwest from Comcast Ventures where he served as the senior managing director running their enterprise and infrastructure practice.
During his 15 years at Comcast Ventures, he was responsible for identifying, executing and managing new investments with a focus on enterprise software, cybersecurity and financial services. His prior investment experience includes Aporeto, BitSight, Brightside, DocuSign, Lendio, Slack and Vox Media. In the past month, two of his Comcast Ventures portfolio companies have been acquired: EdgeConneX (acquired by EQT) and CTI Towers (acquired by Melody Investment Advisors).
Zilberman joined Comcast Ventures in 2006 following the sale of Flarion Technologies where he served as a senior business development executive and played a pivotal role in the company’s fundraising activities and eventual acquisition by QUALCOMM for $800 million.
Zilberman started his career at Lehman Brothers in investment banking, gaining a foundation in finance and advising companies going through strategic transformation. He holds a B.S. in Management with a concentration in Finance from Binghamton University.
Outside of his work in venture capital, Zilberman is a board member and chair of the audit committee of BellXcell, a non-profit education organization.