Principal at Vista Equity Partners
David Bonnette is a Principal at Vista Equity Partners. He was previously Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lanyon and also served on its Board of Directors. In that role, he leads the company’s overall strategy and relentless drive to enable extraordinary results for customers and employees, alike. Prior to joining Lanyon, Bonnette served as CEO at BigMachines for three years during which time the company achieved record-setting results leading to an acquisition by Oracle. Before that, he held a variety of executive roles at Oracle where he led North American organizations in ERP, CRM, and consulting. Bonnette has worked in the software industry for nearly 20 years while serving on the boards of directors of both BigMachines and Brainware (acquired by Lexmark). Bonnette is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization and regularly mentors entrepreneurs. He lives in the Dallas area with his wife and three children.