David focuses on complex market research and analysis on emerging markets in the education and corporate training sector. Recent writing includes “Beyond Bootcamps” (2015), which was commissioned by General Assembly and “Accelerating Change,” a study of policy and fiscal drivers for the adult education market commissioned by Digital Promise.
David has been part of a wide range of cutting-edge education issues over his 20-year career. He helped state policymakers understand and craft their own charter school laws in the 1990s. He was an early employee of SchoolNet during the pioneering days of “data-driven-decision making,” helping to build the K-12 learning management systems market in the early 2000s. As an attorney at the national education law firm of Brustein & Manasevit, he represented state educational agencies and local educational agencies on federal fiscal, procurement, and policy strategy and compliance matters during the heydays of No Child Left Behind and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
David frequently presents on his work and experiences at national conferences, including the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (NAFEPA) and its state affiliates.
David received a B.A. in history and political science from Kenyon College and a J.D. from the George Washington Law School. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association and the Maryland Bar Association. David lives in DC with his wife, son, and daughter.