Business Development Manager
David Parker is a Silicon Valley veteran sales & marketing executive and was the founding president of WebLogic, prior to its acquisition by BEA Systems. WebLogic achieved a peak market valuation of $3 billion as its pro-rata share of BEA. Earlier, Parker led a management buy-out of Quintus. Quintus was a pioneer in front-office and CRM enterprise application software, and achieved a peak market valuation of $1.8 billion.
Parker has held president and chief executive officer positions with Enlighten (NASDAQ SFTW), Appeal Virtual Machines (acquired by BEA, then Oracle), SeeRun and Exemplary (acquired by Persistent Systems); and sales executive positions with Avolent, Trolltech (acquired by Nokia) and IBM where Parker began his career in Palo Alto, California in 1979. He has also served as a director/advisor for Liaison Technologies, RetailNext, Motocol, Senion (Sweden), InsiteSource, SeeRun (TelAviv), BuzMe, DevZuz, Xcerion (Sweden), KatieSoft, Karna Global Technology, and ePac. Parker earned a BA in economics from Stanford University.