Dave Forbes is the Chief Commercial Officer of T-Omega Wind, a producer of floating offshore wind turbines based in Boston, MA. He most recently served as COO of Halo Energy, a manufacturer of efficient shrouded onshore micro-turbines. Prior to operating roles in wind energy, Dave was an investor & Principal at Shenzhen Valley Ventures – a FrontierTech focused fund with offices in Palo Alto, Boston, Berlin, and Shenzhen, China.
Within alternative assets, Dave also held roles at the private equity firm Caltius Capital, VC fund Watertower Ventures, and FX & Futures hedge fund ATS Capital. Before his career in finance, Dave served in Advance & operations roles for (then) U.S. Senator John Kerry, the Office of Governor Deval Patrick, and the executive office of former President Bill Clinton.
Dave holds a BA in International Political Economy from Fordham University and an MBA in Venture Capital/Private Equity from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Outside of work, Dave is an avid boater & outdoorsman. A former Eagle Scout, he has trekked mountains on 5 continents. Dave continues to volunteer in elections and with the Boy Scouts of America.