David Kimelberg is a leading business and legal executive, having worked in the venture capital, investment and related industries for over a decade. As its founding CEO, David has lead Seneca Holdings from a start-up concept to a successful group of multiple operating companies in a diverse range of industries.
Before joining Seneca Holdings as its founding CEO, David served as Vice President and General Counsel for SoftBank Capital and SoftBank Holdings, multi-billion dollar venture capital and investment companies located in Boston and New York City. In his roles at SoftBank, David was a principal executive in an investment group responsible for billions of dollars of successful U.S. and foreign company investments, M&A activity, public offerings and complex monetization transactions, including one of the largest debt and collar monetization transactions executed worldwide. David has served as a director on the boards of multiple successful U.S. and foreign companies, and has extensive experience doing business in Asian markets and countries. He currently serves in the following board and advisory capacities: member of the boards of directors of the Seneca Gaming Corporation (Vice Chairman), Native American Contractors Association (Treasurer), Seneca Telecommunications, Executive Protection Systems (Chairman), Nexus Technology Solutions (Chairman), CEPA Gallery; and member of the advisory boards of SRS EscrowExchange and Clover Management.
Prior to SoftBank, David was a corporate attorney with Foley Hoag LLP in Boston and Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft LLP in New York City, where he specialized in representing venture capital and investment groups. He also previously clerked for a U.S. federal judge. David received a JD from Cornell Law School (magna cum laude) and a BS in Finance from Northeastern University (magna cum laude). He was an editor of the Cornell Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif honor society.