Dave Hansen - President & Chief Executive Officer
President & Chief Executive Officer
Dave Hansen has extensive experience leading innovative, global IT software and security initiatives for large, multinational corporations.
Most recently, Dave served as General Manager at BMC Software and was previously the CEO of Numara Software, which was acquired by BMC in 2012. AT BMC, Dave led a new division based on Numara’s product portfolio. During his time at BMC, he worked with the team to develop the strategy for one its fastest growing cloud products.
During his leadership at Numara, Dave oversaw a number of initiatives that expanded the company’s core product capabilities across the FootPrints and Track-It! Family of solutions. He was also responsible for the development and execution of the company’s aggressive and successful cloud strategy which further solidified Numara’s position as a world leader in the IT management market.
Dave built an impressive and proven track record in IT software during his nine year tenure at CA technologies. At CA, Dave held several general manager and senior vice president positions. As the general manager of Enterprise Solutions and Cloud Management he was responsible for managing the creation and development of a portfolio of cloud products and enterprise solutions that seamlessly managed the business of IT across distributed, virtualized and cloud-connected environments. He also led the company’s global Security Business Unit where he delivered new versions of market leading enterprise identity and access management solutions and led the turnaround of the business unit creating a growth segment for the company.
Dave also served as the company’s CIO where he was responsible with implementing the company’s global IT strategy, applications development and IT compliance as well as managing the global CA infrastructure. Dave led the successful implementation of the company’s enterprise architecture model, developed a global IT support model, increased its investment in India and through his leadership, significantly improved employee morale.
Prior to that position, Dave served as CA’s senior vice president, global presales, where he was responsible for setting the direction and strategy for operational excellence across the company. He recruited and developed deep technology teams focused on security, storage and infrastructure management and worked closely with customers to help them solve complex business issues. Prior to that, Dave was a member of CA’s technology services unit where he was tasked with leading the North America pre-sales and services organization. He forged mutually beneficial relationships with SI’s, customers, partners and other channels and as a result, substantially improved the business unit’s profitability.
Dave is a frequent speaker at leading security and technology conferences and CIO forums around the world.
Dave has a Bachelor of Science degree from Lakehead University in Ontario, Canada.