Mr. Darby serves as Global Head of Venture Investments. He joined Cerberus in 2023 following a 17-year tenure as President and CEO of In-Q-Tel, the independent strategic investment firm supporting the missions of the Central Intelligence Agency and the broader Intelligence Community.

Mr. Darby was previously Vice President and General Manager at Intel overseeing its Middleware Products Division. Mr. Darby joined Intel in 2005 through its acquisition of Sarvega, a venture-backed supplier of XML Networking and Security products, where he was President and CEO. Prior to Sarvega, Mr. Darby was the Chairman and CEO of @stake, an internet security consulting firm ultimately acquired by Symantec. Earlier in his career, Mr. Darby served as President and CEO of Interpath Communications, a facilities-based ASP later acquired by US Internetworking. Mr. Darby also held several executive positions at Digital Equipment Corporation (now, HP) with responsibility for telecom industry initiatives, corporate strategy, and alliances. He began his career at Bell Northern Research.

Mr. Darby is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario.