David, a serial entrepreneur, co-founded and leads AeroFarms, a clean-technology company that builds and operates advanced vertical farms in urban environments. AeroFarms has been recognized as a Circular Economy 100 company and was voted Most Innovative Company at the Future of Agriculture conference. David is also the founder of Hycrete, Inc., a cleantech nanotechnology company. David is an active member of the World Economic Forum (WEF), within which he is honoured
as a Young Global Leader. At WEF he is also a Co-Lead for Technology and Innovation Group of The Transformational Leaders in Agriculture and was a Member of the Global Agenda Council on Water Security. Davis is also a member of the B20 SME Taskforce, which advises the G20. David is also a member of Young Presidents Organization. David is an annual lecturer at Columbia Business School and a former adjunct professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business. David received his BA from UNC
Chapel Hill and holds an MBA from Columbia University. He competed for the U.S. in Fencing where he was a finalist at a world cup and represented the NYAC, helping the club win three U.S. National Fencing Championships.