David is a well-known writer, thinker, public speaker and facilitator on Conversational Leadership – a conversational approach to the way that we live and work.
He is best known as the creator of the Gurteen Knowledge Café – a conversational process to bring a group of people together to learn from each other and make better sense of a rapidly changing, complex world.
He has facilitated hundreds of Knowledge Cafés and workshops in over 30 countries around the world over the last 15 years.
He is also the founder of the Gurteen Knowledge Community – a global network of over 23,000 people in 160 countries.
He has a degree in Physics and spent most of his corporate career as a software development manager culminating in the position of International Czar for Lotus Development in Cambridge Massachusetts where he was responsible for ensuring that all software products were designed for the international marketplace.