Dave Lu, Fanpop
Dave Lu is the CEO and co-founder of Fanpop, a network of online fan clubs created by and for fans. As the CEO, Dave shapes Fanpop’s strategic direction, leads business development and helps drive product development and marketing.
Prior to starting Fanpop, Dave has held various product management and product marketing roles at some of the world’s leading consumer technology companies. He was a product manager at Yahoo! for Yahoo! Finance, led product strategy for affiliate marketing at eBay, worked on product marketing for laptops at Apple, directed the Yahoo!-Sony marketing alliance for Sony and most recently helped launch single-use video cameras for Sequoia-backed startup Pure Digital Technologies. He started his career as a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting in San Francisco. Dave received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and an MBA from Stanford University.