David leads Provision’s Asia market strategy and business development. David was a General Partner at Avoda Capital, a Shanghai based healthcare private equity firm and the founder and president of Cherokee Rose Group, a healthcare management consultancy advising clients on Sino-American market entry strategy and investment. David was Vice President and General Manager of McKesson-US Oncology Asia Pacific for nearly 10 years where he developed regional strategy, directed M&A activities, and negotiated partnerships with pharmaceutical and medical technology manufacturers. Prior to McKesson David was COO at YesAsia.com, one of the largest global Asian e-commerce companies, backed by Walden Ventures and Morgan Stanley. David has also held senior positions in strategic planning, marketing, and operations at IBM, American Express, and Ernst & Young. He has lectured on start-up strategy and emerging markets private equity at Harvard Business School, The Wharton School and Peking University.
David has an MBA, a Masters’ Degree in Industrial Engineering, and a Bachelors’ of Science Degree in Operations Research from Cornell University.