David Earhart is the President of Data Protection and Endpoint Management at Quest Software, which was spun out of Dell Software and is backed by Francisco Partners and Elliott Management. David previously served as the Chief Executive Officer at Core Security, responsible for corporate strategy and execution across all business functions. Previously, David was SVP of Worldwide Field Operations for Damballa, a leading provider of advanced threat protection. In this role, he was responsible for record, triple-digit growth. Before this, David was SVP of Security (IAM) Field Operations at CA Technologies, where his team delivered 300% growth in the security business. Prior to that, David held leadership and executive positions at BMC Software and venture-backed companies within the sales, support and services functions. He holds a B.B.A. in Finance from Texas Tech University.