David Sikora is a veteran of the software industry, having served as CEO of multiple public and venture backed private companies during his 25-year business career. He has raised over $100M in venture capital and public equity, and has participated in multiple successful exits and IPO’s.
Currently, Mr. Sikora is an active investor and advisor to technology companies, and also serves as Executive Partner for Teakwood Capital. Most recently, he was the Founder & CEO of Digby where he built the first mobile and application storefronts for 50 major brands including Brooks Brothers, Abercrombie & Fitch, UnderArmour, Bed Bath & Beyond, 1800Flowers, HomeDepot and many others.
He also served as the CEO of Pervasive Software (NASDAQ: PVSW) and Forefront Group (NASDAQ: FFGI), which was the first Internet software IPO in the state of Texas in 1995. He is a previous winner of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award and many of his software products have won industry awards for innovation. Sikora has an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.