David Zinsner is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Affirmed Networks, which provides Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solutions that have become the standard for the world's top mobile operators. Prior to joining Affirmed, David was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Analog Devices, Inc (NASDAQ: ADI). At ADI, he managed the financial operations of the company including ADI’s acquisition strategy. His last acquisition at ADI was the purchase of Linear Technology for $15 billion. Prior to ADI, David was the Senior Vice President of Intersil Corporation and was part of the management team that, together with a private equity firm, purchased the assets from Harris Corporation and subsequently took the company public in 2000. David holds an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University and a BS degree in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon.
MBA, Vanderbilt, 1996