David Olk CEO & Co-Founder, Co-Founder
Voray, ShopKeep

Biography

David is the CEO & Co-Founder of Voray, a curated space for senior professionals to unplug, connect in person, and build life-changing relationships.

Prior to Voray, David co-founded ShopKeep, a technology company that provides cloud-based operating software to over 40,000 small and medium businesses. David helped build ShopKeep from a kernel of an idea to one of New York’s largest software-as-a-service companies, raising over $150m of capital. Prior to ShopKeep, he led the Mergers and Acquisitions team at IAC, Barry Diller's publicly traded holding company of numerous consumer facing technology brands, including Vimeo, Tinder, Match, Handy, College Humor, Citysearch, Ticketmaster, and Ask. David spent the first part of his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers' Mergers and Acquisitions team. He was also an early board member of Kickstarter, which he helped finance and advise from its earliest stages.

David is passionate about the New York City tech space and is currently an angel investor, board member, or advisor to more than 30 well-funded businesses. He is a TechStars Mentor, Entrepreneur in Residence at Columbia Business School, and a member of the Board of Directors for the University’s Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center. He authored Failing Forward, a highly regarded a weekly column on a venture backed entrepreneurship in Inc. and is a contributor to The Observer.

David loves to SCUBA dive, is not as great a skier as his wife, and has run a few Triathlons as a member of the Michael J. Fox Foundation's Team Fox (“run” is very generous in David’s case). David earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Tulane University and his MBA from Columbia University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Born in Brooklyn, David currently resides in Manhattan with his wife and two sons, but regularly visits the borough that’s thorough to consume large amounts of corner squares at L&Bs Spumoni Gardens.

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