David Maxwell is Coverity's Open Source Strategist, and is tasked with the continuation and expansion of Coverity's DHS-initiated open source scan efforts. An open source security specialist, Maxwell has over 20 years of experience as an open source user and developer, and he is particularly active in the NetBSD community.
He currently sits on the advisory board for the BSD Certification Group and the program committee for the annual BSDCan conference.
He was also a NetBSD Security Officer from 2001-2005, on the NetBSD
Foundation Board of Directors 2009-2011 and a contributor to the best-selling O'Reilly title "BSD Hacks." Maxwell has previously worked as a lead kernel developer for Nokia and held network security positions at firms such as Coventus and Synectic Software.