Prior to founding Baroda Ventures in 1998, Mr. Bohnett founded GeoCities in 1994, a media company that was once ranked one of the four most trafficked sites on the Web. GeoCities became publicly traded on NASDAQ and was acquired by Yahoo.
He is a philanthropist and technology entrepreneur.
He is currently serving as Chairman of the David Bohnett Foundation, Chairman of the Board of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, Board Member of the California Community Foundation and Trustee of amfAR (The Foundation for AIDS Research) and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).Mr. Bohnett has been an active partner in Xdrive.com, Wireimage.com, Stamps.com and LowerMyBills.com, and held various positions in the software industry for Legent and Goal Systems.
He started his career as a staff consultant with Accenture (then Anderson Consulting) in Los Angeles.
Mr. Bohnett's awards and distinctions include Los Angeles Business Journal's Technology Leader of the Year, Time Digital's Top 50 Cyber Elite, and Entrepreneur of the Year for Southern California.
He and his significant other currently reside in Beverly Hills, California.
Mr. Bohnett earned an M.B.A in Finance from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.