President of SVB Asia, SPD Silicon Valley Bank
Dave Jones is President of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) Asia, primarily responsible for SVB’s Asia
business, including China joint venture bank, SPD Silicon Valley Bank. SVB’s Asia operations
include expanding extensive relationships with many of Asia’s dominate venture capital and
private equity firms, as well as local Chinese innovation companies.
Dave first joined SVB as the Chief Credit Officer in 1997 where he was responsible for credit
policy, credit underwriting and credit quality. During his tenure, SVB’s lending to innovation
companies, investors of innovation companies, and wine grew organically from $500 million to
over $10 billion. Dave was accredited to Shanghai, China in August of 2013 to expand SVB’s
business in Asia.
Dave earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Oklahoma State University and a
master’s degree in business administration from Oklahoma City University.