C. David Perry
Dave Perry is chief executive officer of Tenduit Software, an Austin-based start-up company developing data center infrastructure management solutions. Prior to joining Tenduit he served as executive vice president of Commercial Markets for Zebra Imaging, a leading provider of 3D holographic displays and visualization technologies. He was focused on the development of commercial applications and strategic partnerships for the world's first motion holographic display.
Previously, Dave led Avocent Corporation's management systems division as executive vice president and general manager. During his 10-year tenure the company grew rapidly from start-up stage to over 2000 employees, generating more than $500M in annual revenue. Under his leadership the business maintained the industry’s market-share leadership position. Prior to Avocent, Dave operated in a variety of technical, sales & management roles with Texas Instruments over a 19-year career. Previously, he served with the US Air Force working with critical cryptographic communications systems.
Dave is a graduate of the Harvard Business School advanced management program and holds an M.B.A. from Hardin-Simmons University. He earned a BS in Education from Texas State University.
Dave and his wife Debbie live in Austin, Texas and have two sons, John and Michael. John is a resident of Marbridge.