David is the founder of Hummingbird Labs, a cross-sector, systemic innovation lab focused on the species level challenges we face. Their first initiative is the Gigatonne Lab, created with Reos Partners, which has the audacious goal of reducing global carbon emissions by a billion tonnes.
Over the past 5 years David has been exploring the question of how to create agile, creative, collaborative human ecosystems with a globally contextualized long term perspective, who can create the pathways to a brighter future. He is a fellow of the Finance Innovation Lab, the International Futures Forum, and an adviser to Shareable, World Merit, and the Dalai Lama Fellows. In a previous life, David was a sound engineer and a software architect, working with Microsoft, Sony, and Electronic Arts.