Dale Quayle

Dale Quayle

Dale Quayle is a veteran of the Enterprise Software industry and has been helping customers take advantage of innovative new solutions to address complex enterprise problems for over 25 years.

Santa Ana, California, United States
Member since January 28, 2012
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Type of investor Seed Fund
Typical investment size $50,000 - $100k
Credentials None
1982 Illinois State University , BS , Business/Economics

I am a(n):


If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to attack serious enterprise problems with serious enterprise software.

My favorite startups:

VMware, Integrien, FileTrek

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Creating an idea into a product that is used an accepted in the market, is the most frustrating part of the job. The most rewarding...... the same thing.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Working 24 hours a day, seven days a week, inventing software that no one wants.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

1. Get customers.
2. Be maniacal about assuring customers love your product.
3. Listen to what customers tell you and keep inovating.

Full bio

Dale Quayle is President & CEO of FileTrek and a 25 year veteran of the Enterprise Software industry. Dale understands the needs of businesses, and has been helping customers take advantage of innovative new solutions throughout his career. The convergence of transformational technologies with the needs of enterprises is an area where Dale’s leadership has allowed innovative new companies to succeed.

Dale has held a number of executive positions at both private and public high-tech companies. In 2000, Dale was instrumental in the sale of the network performance management company, Trinagy Software, to Hewlett Packard. At HP Dale lead the integration efforts of Trinagy, and went on to head Mergers and Acquisitions for the HP software division from 2001 until his departure in 2004. Most recently, Quayle was the President and CEO of Integrien, a California based perfor- mance analytics software company that was sold to VMWare in September of 2010. In addition to his duties as CEO of FileTrek, Quayle also is the Chairman of the Board of Univa, a Toronto based High Performance Computing company.

Dale graduated in 1982 from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics.