David Orlandella is a Managing Director for ORIX Ventures. His primary focus is on new deal origination and strategic business development for Healthcare investments.
Prior to joining the ORIX USA team, Mr. Orlandella was a Managing Director for Fifth Street Asset Management, where he was responsible for origination and direct investments for the firm’s Technology Lending Group. In addition to his direct investing business, he also helped to drive new opportunities to access capital for additional asset management and growth. Before his time at Fifth Street Asset Management, he served as a Principal for ORIX USA’s Corporate Capital division, focused on debt and equity investments in Technology and Healthcare.
Prior to his time at ORIX USA, Mr. Orlandella was a direct venture investor and Managing Director at Enhanced Capital Partners and Redwood Ventures where he successfully executed investments, buyouts and growth financings focused in the Technology and Healthcare industries.
Mr. Orlandella earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Bates College, and later studied Telecommunications at the University of Denver.
Mr. Orlandella serves on the advisory council for the Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas and has been an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth and the National Venture Capital Association.