David's career experience spans three successful entrepreneurial start-ups, including branch offices for J.Walter Thompson and Hill and Knowlton. In 1997 his own firm, Profiles Corporate Communications, was acquired by Edelman Public Relations Worldwide. He has accumulated over 30 years of professional experience in Greater China and the Asia Pacific region.
David is recognized for his deep experience in strategic crisis counsel and corporate reputation management. He is a also a certified media trainer, NLP Practitioner, Open Space Facilitator and Action Learning coach and is highly prized for his skills in developing high-performing crisis teams.
In 2010, he launched his current venture, EngagingMinds, Ltd., a leadership development firm focused on developing conscious leaders, fully equipped to deal with the challenges of an ever-emerging world.
David graduated from Kansas University with a dual major in East Asian studies and Chinese language. David reads Chinese and is a fluent Mandarin speaker.