David Wehrs is a partner and head of platform in the San Francisco office where he focuses on building a platform that supports Bessemer companies as they grow. He leads a team of functional experts in community, talent, and marketing, who provide resources and strategic counsel for the portfolio. In addition, David helps guide Bessemer’s investor relations strategy and manages many of the firm’s limited partner relationships.
David draws on his experience from McKinsey & Company, where he worked with technology, media, and telecom businesses, across corporate strategy, operations, sales, and marketing initiatives. At McKinsey, David built TeamSight, a SaaS application that improves the process of making purchasing decisions across complex organizations. Earlier in his career, he worked in finance at Red Hat.
David holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and an economics degree from Duke University.