Founder and Managing Director, NightDragon, USA
Dave DeWalt is founder and Managing Director of NightDragon, a late-stage and growth venture capital firm focused on the cybersecurity, safety, security and privacy market. He is a veteran CEO, advisor, and investor who has led companies, from startups to the Fortune 500, on a transformational journey of success. Focused on technology and cybersecurity, Dave helped create more than $20 billion of shareholder value during his 15-plus years as President and CEO of three major companies. That includes driving the largest cybersecurity IPO to date as of 2013, and leading the largest all-cash deal in technology history as of 2010. Today, he serves as Managing Director of Allegis Cyber as well as investor and board member in the world’s most innovative companies such as Delta Airlines, Five9, Forescout, Phantom Cyber, Claroty, Team8, DataTribe, Illusive Networks, and Optiv.