David is the co-founder of Ventana Surfboards & Supplies, the most environmentally responsible surf company in the world.
He is also a 20 year veteran of Microsoft where he has worked in various product and program management roles around the world.
David is also a leadership adviser at Humble Sea Brewing Co.
He started his career as a public school teacher.
He can discuss a wide-range of topics, including: sustainable business practices, surfing, cross-company collaboration, side hustles, product development, customer research, the digital advertising industry, strategic planning, public speaking, lean startup methods, marketing, photography, exotic travel, raising kids, having a successful marriage, and finding meaning in life.
A selection of David's press and podcasts can be found at http://ventana.surf/press.
His TEDx talk can be found at http://ventana.surf/TEDx.
David lives and works in Santa Cruz, California where he surfs with friends three to four days a week.
His home break is Steamer Lane.