David Downing has more than 25 years experience in technology marketing, specializing in brand building, sales force readiness and market development for enterprise software companies. Downing’s leadership skills and innovative marketing strategies have been employed at some of the technology industry’s leading organizations, including Adobe, Oracle, Informatica and SAP. Before joining NetSuite, Downing was the vice president of marketing at venture-backed MetaLINCS, a leading provider of electronic discovery software to Fortune 500 corporations, which was acquired by Seagate Technology, in December 2007. Previously, Downing worked at SAP where he was an integral part of the team building support for SAP NetWeaver among independent software vendors (ISVs) and the venture capital community. As the vice president of marketing at Informatica, Downing was a key member of the management team that built the company into a worldwide leader in data integration and business intelligence, which included a highly successful IPO in 1999. Downing holds a BS degree from Boston University.