David Vella

David Vella

Co-Founder at Altaro

As a co-founder and CEO David has led Altaro Software since the company was founded in 2009 and exited in July 2021 after the successful acquisition by HornetSecurity, a German internet security company. Before Altaro, David spent 11 years at GFI Software with the last position being Director of Product Management responsible for product strategy, OEM relationships and M&A technical due diligence.

David possesses an entrepreneur mindset with a strong get-things-done attitude. Although lacking a formal academic education, due to a ‘hackish’ mindset, he self-thought on various disciplines including software development, sales, marketing and business in general.

David enjoys mentoring and serving as a soundboard to entrepreneurs as he values the sharing of knowledge among entrepreneurs and startups, and he is also an Investor.