In 2015, Dave was named one of the most influential people in Digital Health due to his entrepreneurial success and prolific writing portfolio. The book Chase co-authored also won the healthcare Book of the Year in in 2014. He serves as a Senior Advisor to the Healthcare & Digital Health practice at Cascadia Capital, a middle market investment bank. He’s an advisor to Healthfundr, a healthcare-focused investing and expertise network. He also speaks to and consults with new ventures inside of established companies and high growth startups, and is currently in the development stage of a documentary. Previously, Dave was the CEO & Co-founder of Avado, which was acquired by and integrated into WebMD and the most widely used healthcare professional site – Medscape. Before Avado, he spent several years outside of healthcare in startups as founder or consulting roles with LiveRez.com, MarketLeader, & WhatCounts. He also played founding & leadership roles in launching two new $1B+ businesses within Microsoft.