David’s expertise lies in the intersection of social innovation, public policy, communications and IT, finance, and related fields on U.S. and global health. He is especially expert in the understanding and designing of the new complex coalitions and systems required for innovation and systemic transformation. As faculty member in the CU Department of Family Medicine, he is focused on the design of systems to help challenged communities thrive. He assists with new initiatives to address gross health disparities to transform the wellbeing of targeted communities in the Denver metropolitan region on behalf of the university and its partners. He has extensive experience with business and non-profit start-ups. As chief counsel and staff director, he led the staff of the U.S. House Telecommunications and Finance Subcommittee during the advent of competition in telecommunications, the break-up of AT&T, the emergency of the cable television industry, and the introduction of electronic and competitive securities trading. He has managed and was a founding owner of radio and satellite companies, and represented a wide-range of information, communications, health, finance and other clients and causes. David has a BA in government from Dartmouth College and a JD with high honors from George Washington University Law School where he was a member of the law review.