Simply put, David helps people for a living. As a strategy consultant, author, speaker, digital marketer, content strategist, nonprofit expert, and digital currency leader David has been living in the Fortune 500 and nonprofit world for over thirteen years. He currently works as a Manager at PwC in Austin, TX where he works with Fortune 500 brands on the customer impact of digital strategy. He is also the author of the "The Future of Nonprofits: Thrive and Innovate in the Digital Age" (Wiley May of 2011) and author of 501derful.org one of the longest running, and most popular, blogs for nonprofit technology and media. In 2014 David was named the top person in Austin by the Austin Under 40 awards for the Community Service and Nonprofit category.
He is also the founder and past CEO of Lights. Camera. Help (LCH). LCH is the world's first nonprofit focused on cause driven and nonprofit filmmaking. He now serves as the VP of its board. He is also a past president of the Social Media Club of Austin.
A much in demand speaker and trainer, David has spoken at places like TEDx, SXSW (6x), The University of Texas, St. Edward's University, Texas State University, Social Media Club, Social Media Breakfast, The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Social Media for Federal Government Conference, Planned Practical Giving Conference to NTEN's national technology conference and multiple appearances at the Texas Nonprofit Summit. He has presented about management consulting, innovation, nonprofits, and social media at some of the leading industry conferences.
He was a Top 20 person in Social Media by the Austin American Statesman, a SXSW Dewey Winburne Community Nominee and was named the 2009 American Marketing Association Nonprofit Social Media person of the year. He was named one of the top Interactive Out and About people of 2011 by the Austin American Statesman. Austin Monthly magazine recently named him one of 20 people in their 30's to watch for 2012.