David Lawee Joins Advisory Board

Altas Partners is delighted to welcome David Lawee to the firm’s Advisory Board. David has a deep appreciation for how technologies can enable businesses, and transform industries, stemming from his experience as both an investor and a leader over many years at Google and CapitalG. David will bring valuable insight and a differentiated perspective to Altas and our businesses. David joins Yves de Balmann, Tony Bowe, John Francis, Andrew Hauptman, Joe Natale and Katie Taylor as advisors to the firm.


David Lawee is a Partner at CapitalG. Previously, David was Google’s Vice President of Corporate Development, managing the company’s acquisitions and investments. Over David’s five-year tenure Google acquired approximately 100 companies. Before that, as Google’s first Vice President of Marketing, David managed all of Google’s consumer, advertiser and partner marketing, globally.

Before joining Google, David was a founder of Xfire, a leading online gaming community, which was acquired by Viacom. Previously, David co-founded three other start-ups including Mosaic Venture Partners, a leading Toronto-based venture capital firm. He also worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

David holds degrees in law and philosophy from McGill University and the University of Western Ontario respectively, as well as an MBA from the University of Chicago.

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