David Spitz joined KeyBanc Capital Markets through its acquisition of Pacific Crest Securities, which he joined in 2004. David is a leader in the firm’s software investment banking group, with an emphasis on software-as-a-service and cloud computing. Of his 26 years of investment banking experience, 19 years have been focused on the software industry. David’s team has served as a managing underwriter on recent public offerings for Pivotal Software, DropBox, HubSpot, Zendesk, Veeva, Amber Road, Cvent, Cornerstone OnDemand, ExactTarget, Imperva, Responsys, ServiceNow and Splunk, among others. His advisory experience includes Plex’s private placement led by T. Rowe Price; WebPT’s fundraising with Battery Ventures; TOA’s private placement; Gomez in its sale to Compuware; and IDeaS in its sale to SAS. Prior to Pacific Crest, David ran the global software and internet investment banking practice at SoundView Technology Group. He began his career with CS First Boston in its Technology Group. He holds three degrees from MIT: a BS in computer science, an MS in electrical engineering and an MS in management from the Sloan School.