Silicon Valley, CA
Dave is the Founder and CEO of SMALLIFY (www.smallify.it). He has a passion for unlocking and accelerating innovation in organizations and people. SMALLIFY and GSVlabs have teamed up to bring rapid innovation to our global ecosystem of start-ups and partners. Dave has delivered rapid innovation labs to thousands of innovation leaders in corporate, start-up, government, and non-profit organizations, including the White House, Pfizer, Salesforce.com, Hewlett Packard, PBS, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Stanford University, the City of San Francisco, and many others. Dave serves on the faculty of the Executive Leadership Program at U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He is a co-founder of the Westly Prize for Young Innovators in California, Fuse Corps, the Civic Accelerator at Points of Light, and the X-Sector Lab at the Presidio Institute. Dave is a former U.S. Chief Learning Officer and Corporate Counsel at Sun Microsystems and Henry Luce Scholar at the Hong Kong Legislative Council. He has taught and performed improv for over twenty years. Dave received his undergraduate and law degrees from Georgetown University and a masters in international relations from Oxford University as an Allbritton Scholar.