David Onek

San Francisco, CA

David Onek is a Change & Transition Strategist with deep, wide-ranging experience in the non-profit, philanthropic, political, start-up and mindfulness worlds. He currently serves as CEO of Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2) and has held leadership positions at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, the Northern California Innocence Project, UC Berkeley Law School and the San Francisco Mayor’s Office. David is an active impact and angel investor and a long-time mindfulness meditation practitioner. He is a graduate of Stanford Law School and Brown University.

Field of focus

  • Leaders & Professionals
  • Sustained Well-being
  • Mindfulness


  • Certified Change & Transition Strategist
  • JD, Stanford Law School
  • BA, Brown University

Working with David had a profound influence on my life. He helped me see possibilities for myself that I that I didn’t know were there.

M.B., Attorney