Speaker's Biography:

David Liu
Managing Director and Head of Digital Media and Internet, Jefferies & Company Inc.

David Liu is a Managing Director in the Media Investment Banking Group at Jefferies & Company Inc., leading the firm's practice in the digital media and Internet sector. In that role, he has completed more than 90 transactions. Past clients of the group include Yahoo, Shutterfly, Nokia, comScore, Fastclick, aQuantive, CBORD Group, Internet Brands, Limelight Networks, Name Media, Oak Pacific Interactive, Oversee and Reunion, among others. With more than 17 years of investment banking, venture capital and technology start-up experience, Liu has advised on a broad range of transactions, including IPOs, follow-on offerings, convertibles, private company sales, tender offers and restructurings. Previously, he founded a software company, and he has served on the boards of several technology start-ups and incubators. Liu received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and two bachelor's degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.