Dave McLean

Founder and General Partner

Mr. McLean (56) co-founded Workhorse Capital in 2016. Dave joins Workhorse from Sevin Rosen Funds (SRF) where he has served as an Operating and General Partner since 2004. At SRF, Dave focused on “company building” in support of a broad range of capital-efficient, tech-enabled services businesses. SRF relied on his extensive operating background to serve in a variety of roles with twelve of its portfolio companies. Most recently, Dave was the Executive Chairman and President of Market6, a tech-enabled “big data” analytics services business which recently merged with The Kroger Company’s data services subsidiary. Previously, Dave was the CEO of SMB Suite, a TES business providing cloud ERP solutions to small enterprises and the CEO of two SRF portfolio companies. Dave was also the VP of Engineering and Product Management at Broadband Technologies as part of that public company’s turnaround team. Dave began his career with IBM’s Technology Group, where he focused on high-performance computing and services. Dave graduated with honors in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia and was named to IBM’s Presidents Class. Dave currently serves on the board of directors of Hexatech and on the advisory boards for the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network and the University of Virginia’s Engineering School.