Dave Kresse is a seasoned executive with a proven track record for driving profitable revenue growth for businesses of all sizes. Most recently Dave was the president and CEO of Mu Dynamics where he was responsible for the overall strategy and direction of the company. Under Dave’s leadership, the company experienced significant growth by delivering differentiated value to customers in the cloud application and network infrastructure performance testing markets. This growth led to Mu’s successful acquisition by Spirent, the market leader in network performance testing.
Prior to Mu Dynamics, he was the vice president and general manager of the storage management and application integration business unit at NetApp [NASDAQ: NTAP], where he led the company’s rapidly growing application integration and data/storage management software business. Before joining NetApp, Dave led product marketing at Leapfrog Enterprises, where he managed the development and introduction of eight new product lines. He was also part of the executive team at PowerSchool, Inc. (acquired by Apple Computer), growing its revenue and customer base nearly 10-fold over a two year period, and served as a case team leader and consultant at Bain & Company, a strategy consulting firm.
Dave holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in human biology from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration degree with distinction from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.