David Richards President, CEO and Co-Founder of WANdisco

David Richards is co-founder, president and chief executive of WANdisco. He has over 15 years as an executive in the software industry and sits on both boards and advisory boards of Silicon Valley start-up ventures. David is a veteran of several successful start-up companies in Enterprise Software and is recognized as an industry leader in both EAI and EAI standards. He has spoken and written widely about standards in application integration and the adoption of open-source technologies.

Prior to WANdisco, David served as the President and CEO of Librados, where he took the company from an early stage technology company to exponential customer and revenue growth. David led the company's acquisition by NetManage (Nasdaq:NETM) just over a year after joining the company.