Dave has spent the better part of his career (30+ years) as a serial entrepreneur in the enterprise software industry. Most recently, he was the CEO of ServiceMax, a cloud-based ﬁeld service software application, which he sold to GE Digital in January 2017 for $1B.
Prior to that (2004-2008) he was Vice President of Global Sales for SuccessFactors, a SaaS leader in the talent management space, where he built a global sales team that grew from $2M to $120M in bookings over a four year period. The company went public in November 2007, and was subsequently acquired by SAP for over $3B.
Yarnold’s experience in the software industry began in 1986 at Oracle, where he was part of the original team that developed and sold the ﬁrst Oracle applications products. From 1996-1999, as Vice President of North American sales at Clarify, he helped that company grow from $18M to $250M in annual sales over a four year period prior to Clarify’s acquisition by Nortel for $2.2B. He then led the Business Development and Worldwide Sales teams at Extensity, a provider of web-based employee productivity applications, from 1999-2003 during which the company completed a successful IPO in 2000, and, subsequently, a sale of the company in 2003 to Geac.