David Drescher

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

A seasoned entrepreneur, David has expertise in IT, cybersecurity, energy, finance, and risk management.

David Drescher, Mission Secure CEO
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At Mission Secure

As CEO and co-founder of Mission Secure, David is responsible for strategic planning and execution. He advises leaders in industry, defense, and government on control system cybersecurity. David regularly speaks at investor and industry events, including:

  • 2020 TC3 Carrier Connections with Tata Communications
  • 2020 Blue Bear Captial CEO Summit
  • InfraTech 2019



Earlier, David was CEO, co-founder, and board member at Gravity Renewables, a private equity-backed clean energy company. David was also CEO and co-founder of Roam Secure, a leading provider of emergency alerting systems; acquired by Cooper Industries, now Eaton Corporation. David also founded The Ballast Fund to invest in early-stage companies. He was an investor and board member of Trusted Metrics, a cybersecurity firm acquired by SolarWinds.

Beginning his career at KPMG, David is a CPA and earned a BSc in Economics and Finance from the London School of Economics.

Certifications & Awards

  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Economics & Finance, London School of Economics
  • Certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Awards: Startup of the Year (2019), Most Promising Energy Tech Company (2019)
Control systems in critical infrastructure and industrial operations are unfortunately attractive targets to our adversaries, and our clients’ defenses need to be more sophisticated than the attacks. Mission Secure is the next generation of OT cyber-protection, focused first and foremost on being there to support and protect our customers.”
David Drescher

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