Founder and CEO, Updater; Executive Director
David built and launched Updater out of his own frustrations with moving, recognizing that there had to be a better way. Prior to launching Updater, David practiced corporate law at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. David holds a Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School, where he was Editor of the Law Review, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. David was appointed to the Board in May 2010.
CTO and COO, Updater
Ryan oversees technical strategy and engineering initiatives for Updater and has over 15 years of experience in the technology and software engineering industry. Prior to joining Updater, Ryan served as Partner and CTO of YellowHammer, a multi-award-winning performance trading platform that was ranked #37 on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list in 2013. Prior to YellowHammer, Ryan was the Co-Founder and CTO of eVariant, a market leader in healthcare CRM/PRM software. Ryan was appointed to the Board in February 2014.
Grant was the lead seed investor in Updater and has been on the Board since 2011. Grant is an active technology investor in both the United States and Australia and previously held a range of senior positions within London-based investment bank Evolution Securities (since sold to Investec) and Ernst & Young in Australia. Grant is a chartered accountant, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and completed the Owner/President Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Bangaly currently serves as the Head of Platform Growth at Popshop Live. He has over a decade of experience as a technology executive with previous roles including VP of Product at Instacart, Head of Growth at Instagram, and Senior Product Manager at Facebook. He also serves on the Board of Directors at Spark Networks, a publicly-traded portfolio of premium and freemium dating apps. Bangaly holds an MBA from the University of Southern California, a MA from American University, and a BS from Washington University in St. Louis. Bangaly was appointed to the Board in February 2022.
Lee served for over six years as the Chief Financial Officer at Twilio, leading the company’s revenue growth from $15M ARR to $800M ARR and through its public listing. Prior to Twilio, Lee was the CFO for Say Media, Ofoto (acquired by Kodak and later renamed the Kodak Imaging Network), and iOwn (formerly Homeshark). Lee also serves on the board of three other companies and advises several high-growth technology companies. Lee holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Lee was appointed to the Board in February 2022.