Dynamic Keynote Speaker
David has shared the stage with General Colin Powell, Jack Welch, Jim Collins, Daniel Pink, Patrick Lencioni, and Brené Brown at some of the world’s premier leadership conferences and organizations including:
- Stanford University
- Georgetown University
- American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
- National Association of Children’s Hospitals
David is the coauthor of three immediate New York Times bestsellers: Influencer, Crucial Accountability, and Change Anything.
Articles resulting from David’s research have been published in many notable and peer-reviewed journals including the MIT Sloan Management Review where his article “How to Have Influence” was named the Change Management Article of the Year.
Business Social Scientist
For the past thirty years, David has conducted social science research to help leaders and organizations achieve new levels of performance. Specifically, he has focused on human behavior—the underlying written and unwritten rules that shape what employees do every day.
A respected academic, David has taught at Stanford University and the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. He is the recipient of the Motorola University’s Distinguished TeachingAward and Stanford University’s Dean’s Award for InnovativeIndustrial Education.