David Murphy

Senior Operating Partner at Thoma Bravo LLC

David Murphy

David Murphy

Senior Operating Partner at Thoma Bravo LLC

Career Highlights

Mercury Interactive Corporation
Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
IBM Tivoli Systems, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Thoma Bravo LLC

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Professional at Garnett Theis Capital LP

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Founder at Thoma Bravo LLC

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Senior Operating Partner at Thoma Bravo LLC

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Chief Financial Officer at Apttus Corp.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Actian Corporation

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Chief Executive Officer at Zayo Group Holdings, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Managing Director at Garnett & Helfrich Capital LLC

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Chief People Officer at Apttus Corp.

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Principal at Thoma Bravo LLC

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David Murphy
Senior Operating Partner at Thoma Bravo LLC

Florida Atlantic University (also referred to as FAU or Florida Atlantic) is a public university located in Boca Raton, Florida with five satellite campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, and in Fort Pierce at the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution. FAU belongs to the 12-campus State University System of Florida and serves South Florida which has a population of more than three million people and spans more than 100 miles (160 km) of coastline.

BS in Computer Science

The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses seven of the university's 12 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville's medical complex and houses the university's health related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. The 243-acre Shelby Campus is located in eastern Jefferson County.


The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer

Asera, Inc. provided pre-integrated custom software solutions. Its ebusiness operating system solution included patent-pending software platform and applications development environment. The company was founded by Anil Nori & Kenneth Ng in 1998 and was headquartered in Belmont, CA.


McKinsey & Co., Inc. provides management consulting services. It specializes in design, marketing and sales, analytics, operations, transformation and restructuring, risk, strategy and corporate finance, and sustainability and resource productivity. The company was founded by James O. McKinsey in 1926 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Worldwide Director of Marketing & Business Development
Prior - 2009

HP Inc. enages in the provision of personal computing and other access devices, imaging and printing products, and related technologies, solutions, and services. It operates through following business segments: Personal Systems, Printing, and Corporate Investments. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial and consumer desktop and notebook personal computers, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The Printing segment gives consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, solutions and services,and scanning devices. The Corporate Investments segment includes HP Labs and certain business incubation projects. The company was founded by William R. Hewlett and David Packard in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Boards & Committees
Executive Chairman
2018 - Current

Apttus is a Silicon Valley-based global provider of the Intelligent Middle Office platform allowing enterprises to automate and optimize their most critical revenue and commercial relationship management processes. Apttus is powered by the Apttus Intelligent Cloud, a hybrid-cloud platform utilizing the most advanced technologies from Salesforce, Microsoft and IBM. Analysts rank Apttus as the global gold standard for Quote-to-Cash (QTC) and Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) solutions. Apttus’ innovations include Max, the company’s Applied Artificial Intelligence that enables enterprises to achieve superior business outcomes. Apttus partners with a world-class ecosystem. Apttus customers include hundreds of the world’s mid-sized organizations and the who’s who of the Global 1000.

Chairman, Board of Directors

Riverbed Technology, Inc. develops applications, websites, networks, data centers, the cloud, and remote offices. It offers visibility, intelligent optimization, and simplified control for all applications. The firm's solutions include application performance monitoring, network performance monitoring, end-to-end performance management, hyper-converge branch, wide area network optimization and hybrid wide area network. The company was founded by Jerry M. Kennelly and Steven McCanne in May 2002 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Qlik Technologies, Inc. engages in the provision of user-driven business intelligence solutions. Its products include Qlik sense, Qlik view, Qlik Replicate, Qlik analytics platform, and Qlik data catalyst. The company was founded by Bjorn Olof Henning Berg and Staffan Gestrelius in 1993 and is headquartered in King of Prussia, PA.

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Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

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Infinio Systems, Inc. develops software solutions to disrupt the enterprise data storage market. Its solutions include enterprise application and databases, VDI, software build and test, datacenter refresh, and technology alliances. The company was founded by Vishal Misra, Arun Agarwal, Joshua Reich and Dan Rubinstein in 2011 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

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Taptera, Inc. engages in the development of mobile enterprise application. It delivers mobile platform that has content delivery and sales enablement startup. The company was founded by Chris O'Connor and Dan Mccall on June 9, 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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