David holds a B.S. in CIS as well as an MBA with a MIS concentration and is a longtime advocate of security application and technology stemming back to his military service when David first started his work in encryption, information protection and analysis of data with his five years’ active-duty service with the aviation electronic warfare community of the United States Navy. David was awarded with numerous honors including a Navy Achievement Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal and NATO medal for his combat-based tours. David is now the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for the Oracle SaaS Cloud Security engineering and operations organization. Previously, David built the public Cloud Security Engineering organization as a Director in the Google Security and Privacy organization for 3 years with his preceding 18 years spent with Microsoft in numerous security platform, cloud, product and engineering leadership roles. David is also a Venture Partner with Rain Capital VC with successful track record with notable acquisitions starting with his seed investment of Twistlock which was acquired by Palo Alto. In addition, David has been a long-time security IP innovator with 30+ patents as well as a contributing author and presenter on many cybersecurity whitepapers, conferences and webinars.