David Wadhwani serves as Chief Executive Officer of AppDynamics, helping the company to scale and its customers to deliver elegant digital experiences. He joined AppDynamics in September 2015 and is building a team that will accelerate the company's growth as part of Cisco.
Prior to joining AppDynamics, David served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Adobe Systems Incorporated's digital media business unit. He oversaw the full range of Adobe's creative products and was responsible for its business and product transformation to the cloud. Under his leadership, the company built a successful multibillion-dollar subscription business targeting individuals and enterprises. David joined Adobe in 2005 through its acquisition of Macromedia, Inc., where he was Vice President responsible for developer products.
Prior to Macromedia, David cofounded iHarvest, Inc., a web content management company, and served as Vice President of Engineering and as a director. Previously, David worked on business intelligence products at Oracle Corporation. David is a member of the San Francisco Fine Arts Museums' Board of Trustees, sits on the Brown University Computer Science Board of Advisors, and is a member of StoryCorps Inc.'s Board of Directors. He holds a BS degree in computer science from Brown University.