During the past three years David DeWalt has steered the McAfee ship toward double-digit sales growth with a record $1.6 billion in revenue in 2008. He initiated a series of acquisitions including Secure Computing, MX Logic, Reconnex, among others. He also spearheaded the company’s investment in technology companies and directed the growth of the McAfee Security Innovation Appliance. And DeWalt knows a thing or two about the channel. Prior to joining McAfee DeWalt managed customer operations and sales at EMC, where he was responsible for channels, alliances and partners, product sales, global accounts, vertical programs, and field business operations.