David Stern serves as a Venture Partner at Clearstone where he focuses on developing investment opportunities at the intersection of consumer technology and media.
Prior to Clearstone, David was President and Founder of M Networks, an educational media company focused on providing practical business technology education to small businesses and entrepreneurs. Previous to founding M Networks, David was a licensing lawyer and a business development executive at Universal Studios, working with children's entertainment properties, and was an entrepreneur at the idealab! family of companies. He has also held management positions at leading health care software companies Model N and Veranto, and was an investment banker at Presidio Financial Partners.
David is a graduate of Cornell University and currently sits as an advisor to UTEK Corporation (UTK), a leading intellectual property business development firm and Campus Books Inc., the leading online comparative shopping site for the college market