Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Dave Merkel is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Expel. Expel is a SOC-as-a-service platform that provides security monitoring and response for cloud, hybrid, and on-premises environments. Merkel has nearly 23 years in the cybersecurity industry. He began his career in 1998.
Before joining Expel, Merkel was a chief technology officer at FireEye and before that a chief technology officer at Mandiant. Earlier in his career he worked with America Online, Inc. as a senior project manager of operations security.
Merkel graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with an undergraduate degree in computer science.