David is Farfetch's VP of Innovation, where he leads open innovation and engagement with startups. David has over 18 years of experience in technology, and before joining Farfetch in the Spring spent eight years at Google in various partnership and business development roles. Most recently, he led Google for Entrepreneurs' partnerships globally with responsibility for building the startup ecosystem around the company, working with startup communities, accelerators and incubators. Before Google he founded three companies, including an e-Commerce startup, and also consulted to leading international media and technology corporations on product and digital strategy. He lives in London with his wife and three children.