David Meltzer is Chief Technology Officer at Tripwire, a leading provider of security, compliance, and IT operations solutions for enterprises, industrial organizations, service providers, and government agencies (www.tripwire.com). He began building commercial security products in 1996, in the middle of the eight years it took him to get a B.S. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. He has a strong entrepreneurial focus, having founded two venture-funded technology companies, and served as Founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Chief Executive Officer at both of those firms. This included Cambia Security, where he built the software that became Tripwire's CCM. Cambia was acquired by nCircle, where he continued as Vice President of Engineering and CTO, and he has continued to hold senior leadership positions at Tripwire since its acquisition of nCircle in 2013.