Before joining UpCurve, Dave served as an Advisor to Post Oak Energy Capital. Prior to that, Mr. Kyte spent nine years at EnerVest, Ltd. He was most recently President and CEO of their operating company, responsible for operational oversight of 1,100 people and >40,000 wells in 15 states ($7B in assets). He initially joined EnerVest as General Manager of their Austin Chalk assets (~$900 MM investment), leading it to become one of the most successful investments in their history. Prior to EnerVest, Mr. Kyte was a Principal with Otero Resources, LLC and a Partner in Sawtooth Energy, LLC; both small privately backed companies. Before entering the private side of the business, Mr. Kyte held many positions with Chevron, Anadarko Petroleum and Union Pacific Resources; including Chief Engineer at Union Pacific Resources and VP of Operations of Anadarko Canada.