David Ulevitch

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David Ulevitch
Born (1981-12-10) 10 December 1981 (age 36)
Residence San Francisco, California, USA
Citizenship Flag of the United States.svg American
Known for security, networking, privacy, dns
Website david.ulevitch.com

David A. Ulevitch (born December 10, 1981) is founder and CEO of the enterprise security company OpenDNS (acquired by Cisco) and founder of EveryDNS (acquired by Dyn). Since December, 2016, Ulevitch has been the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco's Security Business.[1]


While a student at Washington University, Ulevitch created EveryDNS to fill his need for web-based DNS management software. EveryDNS grew from a personal project to a service with nearly 100,000 users worldwide within a few years. In January, 2010, EveryDNS was acquired by Manchester, NH company, Dyn, Inc.[2]

In July, 2006, Ulevitch launched OpenDNS,[3] a recursive DNS service focused on performance and security. On June 30, 2015 Cisco announced that it was buying OpenDNS for $635 million.[4]

Awards and recognition[edit]

In 2014, Inc. Magazine named Ulevitch to their annual "35 Under 35" list of entrepreneurs.[5] Ulevitch's company, OpenDNS, was selected as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer in 2011.[6]



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