David has coached CEOs through successful acquisitions, first time leaders developing new product lines who more than 20x-ed their revenue targets and middle managers being promoted to run a location that became the company's most profitable inside 6 months. As a leader, David has founded and participated at the C-level in multiple companies across business development, HR, product development and finance, raising millions in capital and building profitable enterprises. He has also trained leaders in emotional intelligence for some of the biggest names in technology. David has negotiated 8-9 figure M&A deals with multi-billion dollar companies, been acquired as well learning the hard way, surviving deals that went south, bouncing back to play a bigger game. David studied acting and writing as an undergraduate, has performed on stage, film and television and spoken at conferences around the world. He has been a mindfulness practitioner for over 20 years and is a Certified Practicing Co-Active® Coach.