Dave DeWalt

Founder and CEO, NightDragon, USA

Dave DeWalt is one of the preeminent leaders in cybersecurity and technology, leading some of the world’s most influential companies toward immense success over the past 30 years. A four-time CEO, DeWalt has been at the helm of some of the most impactful companies in the sector, creating more than $20 billion in shareholder value and driving some of the largest acquisition deals and IPOs in history. He currently serves as Founder and CEO of NightDragon, a venture capital and advisory firm building the world’s largest platform for growth for late-stage cybersecurity, safety, security, and privacy companies. 

A sought-after advisor and executive leader, DeWalt has held more than 40 board of director roles at influential companies such as Delta Airlines, Optiv, Claroty, Five9, Mandiant, and Forescout Technologies. DeWalt is also a deeply committed public servant dedicated to advancing public-private partnership, including serving four Administrations on the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). A thought leader on cybersecurity and technology issues, DeWalt has appeared in CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Forbes, Bloomberg, and other leading media outlets.