David Beisel, Principal

Mr. Beisel identifies and evaluates investment opportunities in close collaboration with the partners. Prior to joining Masthead, he co-founded Sombasa Media, an e-mail marketing company which was successfully acquired and subsequently became the About Direct division of Primedia (NYSE: PRM). As Vice President of Marketing at Primedia, Mr. Beisel led the marketing group responsible for the company's e-mail newsletter product suite, managed the division's customer relationship operations, and coordinated related business development activities. In addition, he has worked as a management consultant at The Parthenon Group and in product management at Adobe Systems.

Mr. Beisel holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an AB in Economics, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Duke University.

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