WW Data Security Guardium Segment Executive, IBM Corporation
David has more than 30 years of direct, channel, and international management experience in the IT and security markets. Prior to Guardium’s acquisition by IBM in 2009, David was Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Operations. During his time at Guardium, he drove exponential growth, established sales and distribution channels, helping the company establish itself as the leader of database activity monitoring solutions. His current role in IBM has allowed him to contribute in sales enablement, product strategy and integration, as well as accelerating global revenue through the IBM sales teams and partners. Previously, he held management and international operations positions for several Boston-based companies. A frequent speaker at industry events, David has also managed the creative design and implementation of best-of-breed solutions for leading organizations in the Financial Services and Telecommunications industries. Lately he has been working with global organizations to determine readiness for the General Data Protection Regulation.